Probiotics, prebiotics may improve depression symptoms

Probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may alleviate depression, according to results of a systematic review published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health.However, it remains unclear whether they may lessen anxiety.“The growing appreciation of the interconnectedness between the [gastrointestinal tract] microbiome and the nervous system, combined with the knowledge that pre/probiotics can alter the condition and constitution of the [gastrointestinal tract] microbiome, has highlighted pre/probiotics as potentially therapeutically valuable agents in the treatment of certainRead More

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