Play in the Mud. Fight Depression.


Maybe its not that simple, but exposure to probiotic bacteria commonly found in soil have been linked to the brain chemical, serotonin.

  • Cancer patients increased their qualities of life with exposure to Mycobacterium vaccae
  • M. vaccae activated a group of neurons to produce more serotonin mitigating depression

Full article at Getting Dirty May Lift Your Mood.

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