Gardening Makes You Happy

A certain healthy bacteria found in soil, Mycobacterium Vaccae, has been found to release serotonin levels in the human brain. The neurotransmitter Serotonin regulates mood, improves the immune system, memory, and social behavior. Depression, anxiety, bipolar and obsessive/compulsive disorders have all been linked to low serotonin levels. So, basically, getting your hands in the dirt […]

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