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How Early-Life Stress Could Increase Risk Of Anxiety And Depression Later In Life

The trillions of organisms living in your digestive tract can literally change the way your brain works. Scientists continue to find more and more evidence of the significant influence of gut bacteria on mental health.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The article neglects the epigenetic consequences of stress.  Furthermore, the depression in later life is because of metabolic endotoxemia.  This occurs with a leaky gut that allows gram-negative bacteria to enter the blood and generate inflammation that can cause the anxiety and depression. This may be the reason that high-dose fish oil both treats leaky gut as well as anxiety and depression.


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