Zero Proof Probiotics Can Ease Your Anxiety (Study)

Zero Proof Probiotics Can Ease Your Anxiety (Study)

If you're expecting probiotics to reduce your anxiety, it might be time to put down that yogurt spoon -- or supplement bottle -- and call a professional instead. A new study from the University of Kansas appearing Wednesday in PLOS ONE reviewed available research conducted on animals and people, finding evidence that probiotics can reduce anxiety in rodents, but not in humans. "I think people should wait -- that's the best takeaway here," said lead author Daniel J. Reis, a doctoral student of clinical psychology at KU. "We're in the early days of this research into probiotics. I've seen a...

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