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Probiotics For Better Health

Updated on April 3, 2011

The Importance Of Probiotics

Probiotics are becoming rapidly popular as the way of maintaining general good health. Probiotics are good or friendly bacteria which occurs naturally in food. Usage of chlorination of tap water, regular usage of antibiotics, using preservatives to food, sterilization and pasteurization of foods destroys trillions of bacteria present in our gut which necessitates the usage of probiotics.

Probiotics are considered to be necessary to maintain immune system and protection from harmful bacteria. Probiotics are also considered to be helpful in digestion and absorption of foot. For maintenance of natural good health, it is considered that we need enough probiotics present in our system.

Probiotics are used to prevent side effects of antibiotics like diarrhea and indigestion. Probiotics are also considered very helpful for people with lactose intolerance. Probiotics as an alternative medicine are used to treat diarrhea from infections. Probiotics are also considered useful in treatment of infections of intestines. Probiotics are also effectively used for treatment of vaginal infections. Probiotics are used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Probiotics are also effectively used to treat traveler'sw diarrhea.

As food supplement, probiotics are beneficial in functioning of our digestive system. For lowering of cholesterol and hypertension, probiotic supplements are used. Other benefits of probiotics include treatment of eczema and candida. The importance of probiotics is given by the meaning of word probiotic means "for life."

Probiotics are also know to be useful to replenish the good vaginal bacterial destroyed by usage of antibiotics treating bacterial vaginosis

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