Probiotics Show Promise as Mood Elevator
|05/25/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
A new study suggests that probiotics, so-called “good” bacteria that aid in digestion, may also ease symptoms of depression. The finding adds to a growing body of evidence that what happens in the gut affects the brain.
Some 300 to 500 bacterial species inhabit the human gut, many aiding in digestion and the proper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract.
Experts say some of these bacteria produce proteins that communicate with the brain.
Your gut, your mood
The gut flora not only play a role in helping to orchestrate the neural responses that regulate digestion, scientists say, but evidence is emerging that gut read more >>>