How the Gut Microbiome affects the Brain and Mind

How the Gut Microbiome affects the Brain and Mind

Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. One summer afternoon when Doctor Martin Blaser was still a medical student, he went to see an eleven-year-old boy who had suddenly become ill and was hospitalized. He was perfectly fine until two days earlier when he suddenly …

Your Brain On MDMA

Your Brain On MDMA

With an estimated 2 million pills being smuggled into the US every day and ⅓ of students at universities like Stanford saying they have tried it, MDMA or ‘Molly” has become a popular drug of choice. But what exactly is it, and how does it …

Your Brain On Shrooms

Your Brain On Shrooms

Psychedelic or ‘magic’ mushrooms have been ingested by humans for over 9000 years. Even today, this naturally grown fungus is commonly used as a recreational drug, causing hallucinations, but how exactly does it work? The main psychoactive ingredient in shrooms is call psilocybin. When ingested, …

How stress affects your body – Sharon Horesh Bergquist

How stress affects your body – Sharon Horesh Bergquist

Cramming for a test? Trying to get more done than you have time to do? Stress is a feeling we all experience when we are challenged or overwhelmed. But more than just an emotion, stress is a hardwired physical response that travels throughout your entire …

4 SUPERIOR GUT HEALTHY FOODS YOU NEED TO EAT REGULARLY!

4 SUPERIOR GUT HEALTHY FOODS YOU NEED TO EAT REGULARLY!

4 SUPERIOR GUT HEALTHY FOODS YOU NEED TO EAT REGULARLY! Traditionally fermented, unpasteurized foods are key here, as they help reseed your gut with a wide variety of beneficial bacteria. Not only does about 80 percent of your immune system originate in your gut, microbes …