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Gut mucus has an intrinsic relationship with neurological diseases

Firstpost | 11/06/2020 10:02 PM | Click to read full article

Researchers have previously shown that changes to intestinal mucus affect the balance of bacteria in the gut but until now, no one has made the connection between gut mucus and the brain. Now scientists have found a relation between changes in the gut mucus and brain diseases caused by a bacterial imbalance. This imbalance of the bacterial presence in our body can cause some serious ailments like Alzheimer's, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis.