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do diet changes cause mood swings?

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Dr. Titus Duncan
Bariatrics 43 years experience
It can: The gastrointestinal tract is now known as one of the largest endocrine organs of our body. In essence without proper nutrition, there are many hormones generated from our gut that feed back to our brain that could generate a whole host of emotional responses. It comes down to balance. Doing anything to the extreme, including exercise, extreme dieting, etc has consequences..Such as mood swings.

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