The Little Brain in Your Heart

Why do we see healthy people getting sick? People that exercise, eat well and seemingly do everything right still end up with disease? Isn’t exercise and eating healthy suppose to be enough to keep you living a long life? Well, it is a major factor in living a long but our thoughts and emotions maybe undermining all are efforts.

The heart and brain are connected, but did you know the brain is continuously receiving messages from the heart?A team of scientists led by J. Andrew Armour, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Montreal, studied the relationship between the heart and brain. What they discovered was that about 40,000 neurons in the heart!! Scientists have nicknamed this the little brain in your heart.