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20 Probiotic Benefits for Children

1.  There is evidence to suggest probiotics are safe and effective in treating persistent diarrhea in children.

2.  Lactic acid bacteria as probiotics reduce the risk for infantile eczema.

3.  Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation improves the symptoms of children with atopic dermatitis.

4.  Probiotics and prebiotics significantly prevent eczema and atopic eczema in infants.

5.  A probiotic mixture has positive effects on symptoms of constipation in children.

6.  Lactobacillus acidophilus reduces the incidence and severity of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants.

7.  Long term use of probiotics and synbiotics reduce the incidence and severity of respiratory diseases during the cold season.

8. Probiotic bacteria reduce the duration and severity of common cold episodes.

9.  Probiotic therapy has therapeutic value in treating Klebsiella infection in children.

10.  Lactobacillus rhamnosus reduce the duration of diarrhea in children with mild gastroenteritis.

11.  “Prophylactic probiotics for preterm infants reduces mortality.”

12.  Probiotics demonstrate immunomodulatory effects in atopic pediatric patients by increasing the TH1 immune response which counterbalances the dominant TH2 immune response.

13.  Probiotic strains from breast milk are superior to antibiotics in the treatment of infectious mastitis.

14.  Human breast milk contains Lactobacillius strains which are effective in the treatment of mastitis during lactation.

15.  Probiotics prophylaxis was as effective as antibiotic prophylaxis in children with persistent primary vesicoureteral reflux.

16.  The consumption of fermented milk with Lactobacillus casei in lactating mothers has a positive effect on the mother and offspring’s immunological status.

17.  Acne may respond favorably to probiotics due to their involvement in normalizing the gut-brain-skin axis.

18.  Probiotics prevent IgE-associated allergy until age 5 years in cesarean-delivered children.

19.  Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Bifidobacterium lactis are safe and effective in reducing early otitis media and antibiotic use and the risk of respiratory infections during the first year of life.

20.  Postnatal probiotic and prebiotic treatment is safe and increases resistance to respiratory infections the first two years of life.

If you are suffering with digestive problems, then call Dr. Bolick your Maitland chiropractor 407-629-533 today for an evaluation.  We offer stool and other lab testing that may identify dysbiosis of the intestine.

Source: GreenMedInfo.com

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