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Could B-GOS prebiotic be used as an adjunct therapy for stress & anxiety?

Research with B-GOS by Scientists at Oxford University has produced interesting results, as they have concluded that bacteria living in your gut can affect not only your body, but also your brain. This is the first research of its kind to show that a prebiotic could have an effect on levels of stress and anxiety.

In the published scientific paper the scientist found that healthy volunteers taking prebiotics every morning for three weeks paid less attention to negative words and more attention to positive ones when compared to those taking a placebo, as well as lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol..

The research indicates that these prebiotics might have valuable therapeutic uses such as being used as an adjunct to existing therapy for the treatment of stress & anxiety.

Read the full article on the Independent