Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

But now, a new understanding of the trillions of microbes living in our guts reveals that this communication process is more like a multi-lane superhighway than a one-way street. By showing that changing bacteria in the gut can change behavior, this new research might one day transform the way we understand — and treat — a variety of mental health disorders.

via Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach | The Verge.

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