Supplements: Probiotics may help to alleviate depression – early signs – Express

Research suggests probiotics could affect depression. (Image: Getty Images)

 

Forward by our Assistant Editor – Supplements are proving to help people with depression. Depression sometimes a debilitating condition, is when people feel constantly sad for a long period of time. Things that cause depression include family genetics, chronic stress, history of trauma, poor nutrition and unresolved grief or loss. Recent studies showed that probiotic have been proven to treat depression than anti-depressants. Cases of depression rose due to covid and lockdown. symptoms of depression include moving or speaking more slowly than usual, changes in appetite and weight, lack of energy, changes to the menstrual cycle and disturbed sleep.

By Khaleel Chima – Assistant Editor – Lead Roving Reporter – Ability Today

Supplements: Probiotics May Help To Alleviate Depression – Early Signs – Express

Depression can be a debilitating condition for some. The NHS define it as someone feeling “persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days”. Although not well understood in the past, today there is a greater acceptance of its existence and therefore more resources are being put towards helping those who have the condition. Furthermore, scientists are now looking into whether diet can have an impact too.

Researchers from the University of Basel were looking into the role intestinal flora (gut microbiota) play in overall health.

The intestinal flora is a group of microorganisms made up of bacteria and archaea that live in the body’s digestive tract.

Read more at: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1628642/supplements-probiotics-depression-early-signs-treatment

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