There is a direct connection between the intestines and the brain. Negative emotions are one of the worst causes of inflammation in the body, which leads to diseases. According to functional medicine expert and Hollywood celebrity advisor Dr. Will Cole, our intestines during pregnancy. Both the brain and the brain are formed from the same tissue in the embryo and remain connected through the gut- brain axis throughout life. Overall, whatever we eat has a direct effect on our mental health as well. Similarly, thoughts, feelings and sensations have a direct impact on our intestines. As far as the health of the intestines is concerned, the most important role of the gut microbiome is that without them our body cannot function like digesting food, changing hormones and operating the immune system.
How Negative emotions affect our health
Eat food with pleasure
By changing the attitude towards eating habits and lifestyle, you can strengthen the Ben- gut axis. Eat whatever you want, but just as food has been called medicine, consider it as meditation. Taste what you eat, feel it.
95% of the hormone of happiness is made in the intestines
About 95 percent of the happiness hormone serotonin and about 50 percent of the dopamine, known as pleasure hormones, are made in the intestines. In such a situation, negative emotions affect their quantity at the time of eating. They cause more harm to the body than any junk food.
Nervous system affected by negativity
There should not be any feeling of regret or ‘negativity’ at the time of meal. Because they are directly related to chronic stress. This stress affects our nervous and immune systems, which leads to chronic inflammation.
When a person “mindlessly” eats or stress eats, he may be in the grips of a mild dissociative state. If I talk about dissociative, it is a defense mechanism that compels a person to subtly detach from the reality of a situation to escape emotional distress.
Research demonstrates that negative emotions are a precipitant of emotional eating, particularly among female college students. However, the underlying factors that explain this relationship are unclear. And experiential avoidance is important for understanding the relationship between negative emotions and emotional eating and may inform potential strategies for prevention and treatment. An understanding of how and why a person uses food, both unconsciously and consciously, may create a more peaceful and healthy relationship.