Everyday Health

Probiotics for Everyday Health


Scientific evidence suggests that probiotics for everyday health can treat and even prevent some illnesses with foods and supplements containing certain kinds of live bacteria.

Some digestive disease specialists are recommending probiotic supplements for disorders that frustrate conventional medicine, such as irritable bowel syndrome. An estimated 100 trillion microorganisms representing more than 500 different species inhabit every normal, healthy bowel. These microorganisms (or microflora) generally don't make us sick; most are helpful. Gut-dwelling bacteria keep pathogens (harmful microorganisms) in check, aid digestion, and nutrient absorption, and contribute to immune function. Not all probiotics are the same. Different strains of the bacteria have different effects. Research has been promising for these friendly critters. Potential benefits of probiotics have been seen in the treatment or prevention of
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • pylori (the cause of ulcers)
  • Vaginal infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Recurrence of bladder cancer
  • Infection of the digestive tract caused by Clostridium difficile
  • Pouchitis (a possible side effect of surgery that removes the colon)
  • Eczema in children.
If you would like to find out more please do not hesitate to contact ProVen Probiotics and speak to our resident in-house nutritionist.
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