Probiotics for Women May Help Manage Menopause Symptoms Here’s everything you need to know

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Image:Kseniya Ovchinnikova/Getty Images If you hear the word germs, chances are the first ones that come to mind are the ones that make you sick. But not all germs are bad. There are trillions of so-called germs living symbiotically with humans inside your gut. What we’ve learned over the years is that there’s a lot … Read more

Depression: Probiotic supplements can help reduce symptoms

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Share on PinterestProbiotics may aid the effectiveness of mental health treatments, according to new research. FreshSplash/Getty images New research has shown that people with major depressive disorder who took probiotic supplements alongside standard antidepressant medications had reduced symptoms. The findings suggest that probiotic supplementation could help adults with depression as a complementary therapy, but more … Read more

Antidepressants can cause withdrawal symptoms, here’s what you need to know

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Millions of people around the world take antidepressants to fight depression. But as a recent BBC Panorama found, many are unaware that antidepressants can cause withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking them. For some, these symptoms can be severe and long-lasting. Here’s what you should know. What causes antidepressant withdrawal? When we take psychotropic drugs … Read more