The new science on anxiety and gut health
|The new science on anxiety and gut health||Darrell Miller||09/01/17|
September 01, 2017 09:14 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: The new science on anxiety and gut health
Probiotics may be a new treatment for mental health disorders. A new study creates a connection between good digestive health and good mental health. Lab mice showed that a lack of probiotics increased anxiety, but that anxiety decreased as the bacteria was reintroduced. The study claims there is a link to the brain and the digestive tract that creates a link between the the two, leading one to compliment the other, benefitting health, and positive mental health.
- In the study, researchers discovered the mice living a germ-free life ended up having unusual amounts of anxiety.
- While the microbiome-brain connection—AKA the link between digestive and mental health—has been established in other studies, this time they found a first-of-its-kind connection between gastrointestin
- If your probiotics seem to help keep your anxiety at a healthy level, keep doing what you’re doing: The little guys in your stomach are on your side.
"Probiotics are arguably the new Prozac already — and now there’s a concrete case for combating anxiety with good bacteria, too."
Read more: https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/anxiety-gut-health-microbiome-new-study/