If you’ve recently had to take antibiotics or you’re feeling run down, someone has probably suggested probiotics. We normally find these “good gut bacteria” in our food. But now, there’s growing buzz around drinking live cultures and taking daily supplements even when you’re healthy. The scientific evidence for healthy people is actually pretty slim. Surprisingly,… Continue reading Should I take probiotic supplements every day?
Everybody knows what anxiety feels like – it’s annoying and counterproductive and apparently useless, so why does it exist? It turns out your anxiety isn’t useless at all – it’s a result of the sympathetic nervous system (in charge of the fight or flight response), which lets you respond immediately to threats and can also… Continue reading Anxiety Hurts
Even though depression and anxiety are different types of disorders, they tend to go together. But why can it happen? Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Text Line: International Resources: Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it… Continue reading Why Do Depression and Anxiety Go Together?
More than half of Americans take a dietary supplement, but the truth is, most people don’t need them. There are, however, a handful of supplements that can be helpful in some situations! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Sources: ER visits supplement paradox selenium/vitE on prostate cancer glucosamine combo calcium & fracture calcium & osteop autism… Continue reading 6 Supplements That Might Actually Help You