The human body is pretty incredible. As we learn more about how different parts interact, it becomes even more amazing. There is growing interest in how our gut and skin communicate with each other.
The “gut-skin axis” refers to all the connections between our skin and digestive system. The skin and digestive tract both interact with our inner and outer environments. This means they’re in constant communication with the world around us and the world inside of us.
Much of this communication is done through our body’s microbiome. Our microbiome includes trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other living things. They