Worse GI Symptoms Predict Anxiety, Depression, and Vice-versa

Worse GI Symptoms Predict Anxiety, Depression, and Vice-versa

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Worse GI Symptoms Predict Anxiety, Depression, and Vice-versa

Worse gastrointestinal symptoms predict more severe anxiety and depression, and vice-versa, within the same year and in the following year in people with Parkinson’s disease, a study shows. This bidirectional link between gut and mental health suggests a potential cyclical relationship, in which gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms increase the risk of worsening mood symptoms, and exacerbated mood symptoms, in turn, increase the chances of worsening GI problems, according to the researchers. These findings add to the…

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