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Daily Probiotics Can Ease Depression and Anxiety #care2

Daily Probiotics Can Ease Depression and Anxiety #care2

by Deborah Mitchell, Naturally Savvy Once upon a time, experts considered beneficial bacteria (probiotics) to be helpful in managing only physical symptoms and conditions, such as diarrhea, heartburn, and irritable bowel. The presence of these microorganisms in the gut environment have been shown to help restore balance to the intestinal tract and assist in keeping related functions running smoothly. Now a growing number of studies are indicating that mental health is among those related functions. This line of thinking goes hand-in-hand with the growing evidence of the strong link between the brain and the gut, also known as the brain-gut connection or brain-gut axis . This involves the concept that there is constant communication and reciprocity between these two areas of the body and the effect they have collectively on our health. Probiotics for Mental Health The major...

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