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Are you a fan of probiotics? They might be causing brain fogginess

Anyone looking for a healthy digestive system has come across probiotics, but they might not be the saving grace you’re thinking.

A team of researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University have been studying the effects of probiotics, and believe their study to be the first linking probiotics to brain fogginess and the growth of bacteria in the digestive system.

According to their study, some patients experienced symptoms so severe they were unable to work and had to quit their jobs.

Newsweek: Probiotics could cause brain fogginess and bloating, study suggests

August 7, 2018

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Emily Lacey

Emily Lacey is a writer in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-6144 elacey@augusta.edu.