Marital distress, depression, and a leaky gut: Translocation of bacterial endotoxin as a pathway to inflammation
Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K., Wilson, S.J., Bailey, M.L., Andridge, R., Peng, J., Jaremka, L.M., Fagundes, C.P., Malarkey, W.B., Laskowski, B. and Belury, M.A. (2018). Marital distress, depression, and a leaky gut: Translocation of bacterial endotoxin as a pathway to inflammation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, [online] 98, pp.52–60. Available at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0306453018303950?via%3Dihub [Accessed 1 Dec. 2019].
Abstract: Marital distress and depression work in tandem to escalate risks for inflammation-related disorders. Translocation of bacterial endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS) from the gut microbiota to blood circulation stimulates systemic inflammatory responses.