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gut microbes

What’s Bugging You? The surprising effect of gut bacteria on depression, anxiety, and mood.

You probably know that your mind and emotions can affect your digestion, but did you know it works the other way too? Studies on digestive health and brain function gained momentum several years ago, as researchers and parents alike sought solutions for children with autism, ADHD, or other learning disabilities. Several diets designed to reduce gut inflammation have been developed that indeed improve these symptoms for many, but the hot new research is focusing on probiotics and mood. Scientists are …

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