I Feel It In My Gut: The Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Mental Health

Recently, a clinical faculty member at Tufts Medical School uncovered a connection between gut bacteria and mental health. More neurons surround the GI tract than the spinal cord, and the bacteria in the gut communicate to the brain in various ways, such as through the nervous or immune systems. Health professionals suggest that patients with GI disorders may improve their mental health status via probiotics.

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