Life stressors can lead to nasty diseases. Here’s how to chill out.
For many of us, stress starts when we wake and ramps up throughout the day. We are steeped in it. For the worst afflicted, it can define their lives. We may no longer have to deal with lions on the savannah, but we have stressor aplenty, and they are unrelenting.
Introducing a new food pyramid for a better mood.
The road to happiness winds through your gut. Here are five tips to improve your mood with good food.
New research shows that gut microbes play a major role in ALS.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal disease with no cure. New research shows that gut microbes play an important role and may help slow disease progression.
Can depression be transferred via microbes?
Researchers find an unorthodox method to transmit depression from one animal to another. What are the implications for psychiatry?
How the bacteria in your gut manipulate your sleep patterns.
Your gut microbes can affect your mood and your sleep patterns. Here are six ways to
help you sleep better at night.
Your gut microbiota is brazenly giving you cravings to get what it wants.
These cravings may not be in your favor.
Learn how to gain the upper hand.
8 million bacteria per second
How much influence do your microbes have over your choice of sexual partners?
It turns out that your microbiota has a surprising impact on your attractiveness and may even determine who you will fall for and who will fall for you.
Learn how to harness that power!
Busy building a gut-brain axis.
In the first thousand days, proper brain growth depends on a healthy microbiota.
Early microbial disruptions can alter brain development, setting the stage for later mental illness. What happens in your first thousand days could
change your mood for life.
Even in the lab, bacteria are promiscuous.
How can we rely on microbes when they are wildly swapping their DNA?
Two studies show that important functions of your microbiota have less to do with specific microbes than the genes they possess. Time to toss your probiotics?