The Gut-Brain Axis and Development of Functional GI Disorders

schedule 6 min read
Topic(s): Cognition and Learning Neuroscience
  • Functional GI disorders (FGIDs)
  • The gut-brain axis
  • Early life events
  • Future directions
  • FGIDs are disorders of gut-brain interaction
  • Early life events can influence the gut-brain axis and FGID development
  • Understanding gut-brain interactions will improve our care for children with FGIDs