Action Observation as a Treatment for Stroke

A stroke occurs when blood flow is interrupted to the brain. There are two different types: ischemic when a artery gets blocked interupting blood flow to the brain tissue and hemorrhagic when the blood vessels leak. When blood flow is reduced to brain tissue, oxygen levels lower and it starts to die. Due to the…

Gut Bacteria and Neurological Disorders

The brain and the gut are linked by the gut brain axis, the most direct link between the intestine and brain being the vagus nerve. It has parasympathetic (unconcious) control of basic gut functioning. This is thought to be due to the microbiome we all have in our gut, which is made up of approximately…