Probiotics for Bipolar Disorder Mania

Probiotics for Bipolar Disorder Mania

Bipolar disorder can be a debilitating disease. Dealing with this illness is quite difficult for patients, family, and friends. The manic phases can profoundly disrupt people’s quality of life. The cost is another reason for concern, as patients can be hospitalized for days until their symptoms are well controlled. After discharge there is a high risk of relapse, so careful observation is important to prevent rehospitalizations. But what if a simple supplement could help manage these serious flare-ups? There is growing evidence that mood disorders may be related to overall inflammation and to changes in the microbiome, the bacteria that...

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