Sleep is a necessary function of the human body. Getting a good night’s rest can help improve focus and memory, reduce symptoms of certain mental health problems like anxiety and depression and give your body an opportunity to deep-heal tissues. However, far too many people in today’s world have trouble falling asleep at night.
Millions of people around the world suffer from mental disorders like anxiety and depression, and the general understanding of mental wellbeing as a whole continues to improve by the day. Although mental illness is largely understood to be rooted in genetics and brain chemistry, research is finding that there is also a connection between mental health and something seemingly unrelated: the gut.