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Frontiers in Medical Science Research, 2021, 3(3); doi: 10.25236/FMSR.2021.030305.

Discussion on the treatment of children's mental retardation from heart and spleen based on brain gut axis theory


Yuexiao Lv1, Yutang Liu2

Corresponding Author:
Yutang Liu

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712000, China

2Xi’an TCM Hospital of Encephalopathy, Xi’an 710032, China


The theory of brain gut axis provides a new idea for the clinical treatment of brain gut related diseases. The incidence rate of children with mental retardation has been increasing year by year, and it has become a key problem that affects children's growth and development urgently. As a new research target, brain gut axis theory has an inseparable connection with this disease. Therefore, this paper aims to explore the relationship between the theory of brain gut axis and the treatment of children's mental retardation from the heart and spleen in traditional Chinese medicine, it also explores the scientific connotation of traditional medicine and modern medicine, in order to provide a new perspective for the clinical treatment of children with mental retardation.


Brain gut axis, Mental retardation, Heart spleen-brain gut, Neurotransmitter, Brain gut peptide, Intestinal flora, Immune system

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Yuexiao Lv, Yutang Liu. Discussion on the treatment of children's mental retardation from heart and spleen based on brain gut axis theory. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2021) Vol. 3 Issue 3: 21-26. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2021.030305.


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