Link Between Gut Bacteria and Anxiety

January 14, 2015

Here is a link to research about prebiotic intake.  I’m glad that this article was posted about the link between gut bacteria and anxiety.  Stomach “issues” and anxiety very often come hand in hand.  I think that as more research goes into studying this link we will have more treatments that can be effective for both ailments.  Very often patient who are treated with SSRI’s for their anxiety find improvements in their stomach issues.  I am a strong proponent of probiotics and this article highlights just one reason why.

About the Author
Dr. Fein is a psychiatrist in Los Angeles specializing in general adult and women's mental health.