The Gut-Immune Axis

Posted on the 01 December 2022 by Piemmesplumbing

The Gut-Immune Axis

The gut-immune system axis is the bidirectional communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the immune system. This relationship is essential for maintaining gut homeostasis and protecting against infection. A disruption in this axis can lead to dysregulation of the immune system, which can contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases. Probiotics are live microorganisms that have health benefits when consumed. Probiotics can modulate the gut microbiota and have a beneficial effect on the gut-immune system axis. This support of gut homeostasis by probiotics may help to prevent or treat autoimmune diseases.

The gastrointestinal tract is lined with epithelial cells that form a physical barrier between the body … read more

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog