Your gut is full of neurons and they are replaced every 2 weeks

Nerve cells within the intestine die and change each few weeks

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The neurons that make up your enteric nervous system – the “mind” in your intestine – are virtually totally changed each two weeks, a research in mice suggests. What’s extra, an imbalance within the intestine’s means to repopulate itself with new neurons and filter out the useless ones may result in Parkinson’s illness.

“It’s issues with the steadiness of the turnover of cells, not the neurons themselves, that may trigger gastrointestinal issues and illnesses,” says Subhash Kulkarni at Johns Hopkins …

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