Articles Tagged: probiotic supplements
Probiotics are typically referred to as “good” bacteria. The reason why they are called this is because it is thought that they may benefit the host that they occupy. They are found in various foods, most notably dairy products, but can also be taken in the form of probiotic supplements. They are thought to be useful against a wide range of digestive disorders, such as gas, abdominal cramping, stomach bloating, and most notably, diarrhea, all symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, one of the most common digestive problems known.
Probiotics are not a new idea or a new type of therapy; rather they have been enjoyed in food sources in some form or another for hundreds of years. What is new however is the rapid discovery at which possible probiotics benefits are being uncovered
Many people are skeptical at the thought of using bacteria to promote healing. But, there are all kinds of bacteria, some are good and some are bad. Sometimes, good bacteria are necessary to undo the work of bad bacteria. These types of “good bacteria” are called probiotics