Actually it might. A recent study on mice found that gut bacteria are important for their social behaviour. The study discovered that mice without a gut microbiome (the germ-free mice) showed significant antisocial behavior, such as avoiding a stranger mouse rather than interacting with it.

Chronic stress is one of the worse amenies for our mental health. It influences tremendiously our mood, our sleep quality, our abilites to think and react, and our energy level. All of these are our body’s reaction to stress, which involves the HPA axis ((hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis). Of course, how we react to the same stressors, […]