and stomach are microbes, many good, many debilitating. Ideally, the “good” should outweigh (literally) the “bad”. In the coming months and years it will
be fascinating to keep up with researchers’ findings. Not only can researchers now discern which strains of gut bacteria affect the nervous system, they can
also map the exact pathways through which specific bacteria influence the brain and therefore our thinking process and our emotions and general mental
health. The psychobiotic revolution is coming.