Aug 10, 2021
Stress has a profound impact on our bodies. It impacts our nervous system by way of altering the gut-brain connection. Some people experience stress in the form of hypermotility (as seen with IBS-D) and other people experience it as hypomotility (as seen with IBS-C). Learning to manage our mindset is a helpful tool which can help improve how we cope with IBS and other digestive symptoms.
This week I interview Dr. Parastoo Jangouk on the gut-brain connection and the ways that our mindset perspective influences our intestinal health.
Dr Parastoo Jangouk is dual board certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and a life coach. She has particular interest in gut health, brain-gut interaction, gut microbiome, fitness, weight loss and mindset work. Dr Jangouk incorporates her coaching skills in promoting gut health, weight loss and treating patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders. She authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in prestigious medical journals.
She is currently living in Austin, TX where she practices Gastroenterology.
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