The role of thyroid hormones in mood

Anxiety? Depression? Angry? Sad? The relationship between thyroid function and mood disorders such as anxiety and depression has long been recognised with research revealing that both too much and too little thyroid hormones can cause mood abnormalities. In Australia, 1 in 2 people will experience a mental health disorder, and given the strong correlation between […]

Your gut bacteria might be the reason you’re acting psycho…

The knowledge that the bacteria in our gut can influence our mood is growing, in fact in modern day research there is now a term for it: ‘psychobiotics”- this term describes the beneficial way certain bacteria in our gut secrete neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine and GABA (yes – bacteria actually do this!). Too little […]