The intestines also affect the mood

  We have always regarded the brain as the center for controlling emotions, but the latest research has found that the intestines in the middle of your body may also affect your mood.
  According to the Wall Street Journal, scientists in the United States, Europe, and China have recently discovered that the reason why we feel stress, anxiety and severe depression is actually related to the imbalance of hundreds of microbes that parasitize our intestines.
  According to Jack Gilbert, a microbiologist at the University of California, San Diego and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, gut microbes “chemically change the nerve signals transmitted to the brain, which in turn changes the chemical reactions inside the brain, and further It affects people’s behavior and mood. We believe that this leads to depression and anxiety.” He was one of the first scholars to conduct research on human gut microbes.
  The team of Julio Licinho, a psychiatrist at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, also tried to inject human psychiatric patients’ stool containing gut microbes into the intestines of experimental mice, and found that the experimental mice also experienced depression and anxiety And other mental disorders.
  In December 2020, a multinational research team identified 47 types of gut microbes related to depression for the first time by comparing depression patients with healthy people. The main participants of this team are neuroscientist Xie Peng and his colleagues at the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University. However, in the face of the vast human intestinal microbial system, related research has just begun.

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