The way to a man’s (or woman’s) brain – and emotions – may be through his (her) stomach. If results of current research prove consistent, maintaining a healthy microbial balance in the gut could create the conditions for a healthier, happier brain.
It’s an area of research that is opening significant possibilities for treating conditions as wide ranging as anxiety, autism and dementia. Probiotics and a healthy diet in combination have been shown to create the conditions for a calmer nervous system.
For a peek inside the findings, follow this Science Daily link to all manner of interesting clues. Who knows, help for a case of nerves could be a simple as a few servings of yogurt.