The Role of Gut Bacteria on Dementia

Feb 1, 2022 by

Neurologists seem to be in agreement that the gut-brain axis plays a prominent role in cognitive health, especially when it comes to dementia. When microbes go through the digestive process, some of the byproducts enter the brain and affect neurotransmitters like serotonin. When the microbiota is out of balance, it can create systemic inflammation, which has been linked to a variety of diseases and disorders that affect the brain.