From the Gut to the Brain: Understanding the Science Behind Depression and Gut Health with Dr. Mike Gruttadauria

Did you know that imbalances in our gut microbiome can lead to mental health problems, such as depression? With mental health issues on the rise, it’s important to understand the direct link between our gut and brain health. Joining us on this episode is Dr. Michael Gruttadauria, a certified chiropractic neurologist with a background in nutrition, neurology, and sports medicine. He will share his expertise on how functional medicine and lifestyle management can help improve our mental well-being.

By examining what’s going on in a person’s body and chemistry, as well as their lifestyle and emotional stressors, Dr. Gruttadauria and his team aim to find a comprehensive solution for mental health issues, instead of just prescribing medication. Tune in to this episode to learn more about the gut-brain connection and how functional medicine can help improve our mental well-being. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button and leave a review to help us spread the word on wellness!

Make sure you’re tuned in as we go over the following key topics:

1:57 – Who is Dr. Michael Gruttadauria?

4:00 – Mental Health

6:11 – Medication

15:17 – Microbiome

34:26 – Skin Cancer

44:23 – parasympathetic & sympathetic

51:25 – Consultation


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Who is Dr. Michael Gruttadauria, DC, DACAN?

Dr. Michael Gruttadauria is a renowned clinician who has been serving his profession and patients since 1992. He is a Doctor of Chiropractic and holds Board Certification in Chiropractic Neurology. He has a background in nutrition, neurology, and sports medicine, and has received advanced postdoctoral training in Functional Medicine and lifestyle management. Dr. Gruttadauria takes a holistic approach to patient care and has developed a successful comprehensive treatment approach for patients with chronic fatigue, anxiety, and depression. He is also the CEO and Director of The Optimum U, where he helps people achieve vibrant health and happiness through lifestyle modification, diet, functional medicine, exercise, and positive thinking.

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