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Show Notes

Grace Mauzy, an MA and PhD candidate specializing in mind-body medicine with a focus on traumatic brain injury (TBI), joins the Mind Over Matter podcast. Grace shares her lived experience as a caregiver and her extensive knowledge on the relationship between gut health and depression in TBI recovery. In this episode, she discusses the importance of maintaining a healthy microbiome, the impact of stress on gut bacteria, and practical strategies for family caregivers to support their loved ones' recovery through nutrition and supplements. Grace's insights provide hope and practical advice for improving the quality of life for TBI survivors and their caregivers.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The role of intestinal flora in mental health
  • How stress impacts gut bacteria in TBI survivors and caregivers
  • Nutritional strategies and supplements for promoting gut and brain health