This article contains material regarding eating disorders that may be triggering for some readers. According to the American Psychiatric Association, eating disorders are illnesses in which people experience severe disturbances in their eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. People with eating disorders typically become preoccupied with food and with their body weight. An eating … Continued
You likely know that stress, anxiety, and depression reduce the presence of good bacteria in your gut, leading to gastrointestinal distress. But did you know the state of your gut can affect your mental health?