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Did you know that the health of your large intestine is reflected in the health of your skin? Your large intestine and skin are organs that interact with the environment. They both absorb and emit chemicals, water, and other metabolic products. The large intestine is the body’s largest internal organ; its purpose is to absorb food, nutrients and water. The function of the skin is to hold not only all of your other organs, tissues, capillaries and muscles in place, but also to allow your body to breathe. It is a respiration organ it both inhales and exhales.
The bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms that comprise your body’s micro-flora actually outnumber your body’s cells 10 to 1, and it’s now becoming increasingly clear that these tiny organisms play a MAJOR role in your health both physical and mental. You have two nervous systems and both are created from identical tissue during fetal development one part turns into your central nervous system while the other develops into your enteric nervous system. While many think of their brain as the organ in charge, your gut actually sends far more information to your brain than your brain sends to your gut. You have probably experienced the visceral sensation of butterflies in your stomach
when you’re nervous, or had an upset stomach when you were very angry or stressed. The flip side is also true in that problems in your gut can directly impact your mental health, leading to issues like
anxiety and depression.