The Brain, the Back, the Gut and the Mood


According to Dr. David Perlmutter, up to 90% of health problems start in the gut, 100% of autoimmune disorders start in the gut, and 100% of brain issues (including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Autism) start in the gut.  According to Dr. Darrell Wolfe, constipation can cause lower back pain, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is caused by constipation.  Poor gut health also keeps important hormones away, thus causing stress and/or depression.  Other mental health issues, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, have also been linked to gut health.  1 in 5 people are currently on psychiatric drugs.  Guess what other problems an unhealthy colon can cause…slow metabolism, weight gain and diabetes.  And since cancer cannot exist in a body with a healthy immune system, this would be linked back to gut health as well.

I have read so many articles involving studies of how various problems like cancer, obesity, autism, Parkinson’s, depression, lack of breast milk, etc. seem to have a link, and how probiotics can sometimes resolve an issue; yet very few articles have really started to put some of this together.  Yes, they are all related.  Yes, people continue to have more physical, mental and emotional health issues.  And yes, on a physical level, it generally starts in the gut.

Incidentally, on an emotional level, it starts with resistance.  Note that by no means am I trying to upset you with the following information.  Knowledge is power, but if you react to it with anger and more resistance, you will regress even further into your troubles.  You will also energetically strengthen the darker energies behind this global crisis.

We are not just in the midst of a health pandemic; we are in the midst of a gut pandemic.  Our problems may appear different on the outside, but the vast majority of them start in the same place.  The cause of this pandemic is toxic chemicals.  Probably the biggest two causes are in our food and in our drugs (especially antibiotics and vaccines), although they are also in our water, air and dentil work.  Did you know that the big agriculture companies ARE the big pharmaceutical companies?  (Think Bayer and Monsanto.)  When Big Pharma poisons our food and our drugs, they profit.  There is no such thing as a safe drug.  They ALL have side effects.  Even in cases where claims have been made of the benefits of long-term use, you can easily find where these claims have been debunked or where the problems caused are worse than the benefits.  Turn to nature (where the beneficial ingredients in the drugs came from) if at all possible.  And if you have a health problem (big or small), start by healing your gut!  Clean it out.  Detoxify.  Kill parasites.  Kill Candida.  Repair the leaks.  Repair the gut flora.  Do this before your brain is too far gone to learn what to do.  You may laugh at yourself sometimes for being forgetful or absent-minded, but this is likely a sign that your gut health is deteriorating.

If you believe that your positive thoughts can think present and future health issues away, think again.  Do you have enough faith (both consciously and subconsciously) to drink a glass of poisonous chemicals without it affecting you, whether or not you knew it was poison?  If you do not, then why would you believe that you can continuously eat poisonous chemicals in small bites and have zero reaction over time?  Are you as healthy as you would like to be in every respect?  How many people do you know that you believe are healthy?  How many people do you suppose talk about their digestive health, where it all begins?  How many people do you know with weight issues, lower back pain, diabetes, cancer, allergies, brain fog, ADHD, etc.?  Many people have had digestive problems throughout their lives without any knowledge that they were even problems.  It isn’t talked about.  It isn’t taught—not to kids and often not in medical school.  The majority of doctors today still believe that gluten diets are a fad.  They have no clue that gluten is bad for everyone and especially harmful to those with leaky gut.  Believing in health is not about disillusioning yourself into the idea that you can circumvent this physical reality that you are clearly a part of.  It is about believing that you can find and get past your own misguided perceptions in order to discover the answers that you need to create a better reality, and knowing that you are powerful enough to do just that.  If the sole cause of a physical issue is a subconscious belief, then changing the belief is likely enough.  If your subconscious beliefs attracted physical poisons into your experience, as it has for most of the population, you have a bit more work to do before you can find complete relief.

By the way, if you still believe that the government is protecting you, then perhaps you are also unaware that there is a revolving door between employees of the big pharmaceutical companies and the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), and the USDA (US Food and Drug Administration).  Nobody is taking care of you.  Your health is in your hands alone, so empower yourself and take it back.  And yes, you are absolutely powerful enough to do so.



David Perlmutter and Kristin Loberg, Brain Maker:  The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain—for Life (Apr 28, 2015)

David Perlmutter and Kristin Loberg, Grain Brain:  The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers (Sep 17, 2013)

Dr. Darrell Wolfe — Doc of Detox, Healthy to 100 (2014)


About the author

Vicki Luibrand is a hypnotherapist, certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH), and has a Doctor of Divinity in Spiritual Healing Arts.  She guides people to heal themselves both physically and mentally by finding and releasing buried emotions and external attachments within the subconscious mind.  For more information, go to

Vicki Luibrand
Vicki Luibrand is a hypnotherapist, certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH), and has a Doctor of Divinity in Spiritual Healing Arts. She guides people to heal themselves both physically and mentally by finding and releasing buried emotions in the subconscious mind. For more information, go to