One of the most effective treatments for depression can be plain yogurt.
Scientists have found that “good bacteria” in the intestines and has a beneficial effect on the brain.
We already know that yogurt is good for digestion, clear skin and shining hair. Now research has shown that this treat also effectively treats depression. The yogurt contains the bacteria lactobacillus, which has a beneficial effect on many aspects of health. In particular, they reduce blood pressure, stress, and even reduce symptoms of depression, as demonstrated by experiments on mice.
It turned out that the number of lactobacillus in the intestine through the regular consumption of yogurt is sufficient to affect the level of metabolites in the blood called kynurenine that and promote depression. When the performance of lactobacillus in the intestines are falling, the level kynurenine growing, and symptoms of depression worsen.
Scientists from the University of Virginia argue that their findings give new evidence of great value microbiome of the intestine in the stabilization of the emotional background of the person, treatment of mental disorders. This is especially important as it used to treat depression, powerful drugs are extremely toxic to the body, they cause a lot of unwanted side effects.
According to statistics, 7% of the population of our planet is faced with significant symptoms of depression. Her therapy is very difficult, and in most cases it is accompanied by different kinds of complications.
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