Can I Use Probiotics to Help Manage a Medical Condition?

    There are some medical conditions where probiotics may help.

    Researchers are still working to find definitive answers about how probiotics can help with various conditions. There are some medical conditions where probiotics may help. The effects can vary between people and also depend on the certain probiotic that is chosen. Some of the medical conditions that might benefit from probiotics include:[1]

    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD);
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS);
    • Yeast infections;
    • Urinary tract infections;
    • Lactose intolerance;
    • Eczema (Atopic dermatitis);
    • Upper respiratory infections. 
    1. (2020). 'Probiotics.' Cleveland Clinic. 9 March. Available at: <https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/14598-probiotics>

     

     

     

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