AARP: Constantly Constipated? It Could Be Bad for Your Brain

Posted on: Friday, July 21st, 2023

Yannick Wadop, PhD, postdoctoral fellow at the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, shares his findings as the lead researcher in this new study exploring the connection between gut health and brain health.

Dr. Wadop states this research suggests “manipulating or monitoring the abundance of bacteria with neuroprotective effects could contribute to Alzheimer’s risk reduction.”

To learn more about this study and what you can do to improve your gut health, read the full article at

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