Can Probiotics Help Reduce Stress?

Published On: April 2, 2024Categories: Epigenetics

Probiotic Strain L. paracasei Lpc-37® Reduced Stress in Healthy Adults

Scientists have been searching for “psychobiotics,” probiotics that can modify the gut-brain axis,1 and now a recent publication using a robust clinical trial design demonstrated a probiotic strain that improved the stress response.

Previous preclinical studies demonstrated that Lacticaseibacillus paracasei Lpc-37 (Lpc-37), formerly known as Lactobacillus paracasei Lpc-37 prevented the development of certain behaviors associated with chronic stress.2 This “psychobiotic” candidate was selected from other probiotic strains for clinical effects on perceived stress in a randomized clinical trial.3

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