Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Do bacteria control your brain?

imageA new study has found evidence suggesting that you are not what you eat, so much as you are what's living in your gut. In mice, at least, the presence of normal gut bacteria has a significant impact on how an individual mouse behaves, and how its brain develops.”

Yeah, humans are not mice, but my gut feeling (groan, pun intended) as an IBS, fibromyalgia, ME, whatever the hell else is causing whichever symptom today, sufferer is that this could well have something to do with it.

Do bacteria control your brain?

Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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