Probiotics are increasingly being looked at as a potential treatment for mental health disorders like anxiety or depression.
Autism is getting increased attention because the medical research community is discovering the complex interaction of the gut and the brain.
Yes! Probiotics are good bacteria that anyone can ingest to help restore balance in their gut, even kids.
This video was produced by audible.com and describes in a simple way how our gut and brain are connected. Sometimes referred to as the second brain or downstairs brain, the gut and it’s microbes may affect not only our emotional well being but also promote pro-social behaviors that have been essential in the evolution of […]
John Cryan of the University College, Cork is a neuroscientist with an eye for the “downstairs brain.” That is, the gut. His work looking at how the gut bacteria we harbor affects our brain and behavior is changing the way psychologists think about symptoms like anxiety, depression, stress response, chronic pain, autism, cognitive function and […]
A new study published in Scientific Reports finds that the gut microbiota of Multiple Sclerosis patients is distinctly different than the gut microbiota of healthy adults.
Dr. Baumgarten M.D. has ten great reasons to take probiotics. As our founder, a medical doctor and nutritionist, he is uniquely qualified for this list.
“What we eat influences the ability of bacteria in our gut to produce small molecules, some of which are capable of traveling all the way to the brain. This opens up an area that’s largely been unknown until now: how the gut controls brain inflammation.” said Francisco Quintana, an investigator in the Ann Romney Center […]
A University of Cork study found that a probiotic regimen improved anxiety and memory in a group of healthy men.