Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 23 August 2017 bacteria that occur naturally in your digestive tract may affect your mood It may sound a little strange, but the bacteria that occur naturally in your digestive tract may affect your behaviour and your mood. A new study by Canadian scientists found that people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who also suffer from depression can improve their mental health by taking probiotics. The research, which involved 44 adults with IBS and mild to moderate anxiety or depression, demonstrated a significant decline in the symptoms of depression after taking a daily dose of a probiotic called Bifidobacterium longum for six weeks. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex These foods are all natural aphrodisiacs Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.