"This book teaches how to read the gut and correct imbalances, rather than just masking them with drugs, which usually instigate other health problems. Plotnikoff, a board-certified internist, and Weisberg, a clinical health psychologist, both of whom have consulted to numerous integrative health programs, including Andrew Weil's institute at the University of Arizona, Tucson, have created a unique program to address chronic gut problems. They are the go-to guys for many top docs whose patients aren't responding to conventional treatment. They focus on the critical balance in the body's limbic system (the parts of the brain connected with fear, memory and hormone release) with what has been called "the second brain," the enteric nervous system that forms in and around the gut. Their approach involves neurohormonal retraining and ecological rebalancing"-- Provided by publisher.