Research has shown that our gut is very sophisticated and is connected to our nervous system. In fact the small intestine is second to the brain for the number of neurons.
The interconnectedness of the gut and the brain means the gut affects the brain as much as the brain affects the gut. Changes in microbiota can be caused by stress and adding bacteria can cause stress and bad moods to disappear.
When more is understood about this interconnection, probiotics may one day help with depression and mental health.
Learn more about this amazing research at https://www.positive.news/lifestyle/health/the-fascinating-links-between-a-gut-health-and-good-mood/