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The Gut-Brain Axis - Probiotics And Mental Health
Several clinical trials have examined the effects of probiotic supplementation on mental health, including anxiety and depression, and have shown effects on brain activity and information processing, as well as hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis responsiveness. Animal studies show that enteric (gut) bacteria may impact mood, in part through effects on the autonomic nervous system which is [...]

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Probiotics: Origins and Actions
The increasing popularity of probiotics in both food and supplement sectors is rivalled only by the increasing demand for where these friendly microorganisms originate. In reality, the benefits you (the host) receive from probiotics is of greater importance than their source.

Probiotics are isolated primarily from human, dairy, and botanical sources, with interest for human strains [...]

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