Tag Archives: probiotics

Probiotics could help millions of patients suffering from bipolar disorder

About 3 million people in the US are diagnosed every year with bipolar disorder, a psychiatric condition characterized by dramatic shifts in mood from depression

How safe are probiotics?

Amid the increasing rise of probiotic use in Western society, a recent journal article asks whether we should evaluate the products’ safety with a little more scrutiny. Probi

The key element for producing healthy breast milk is probiotics

Breast milk is essential to the nourishment of babies, thanks to its wide range of life-sustaining compounds, such as vitamins, minerals, antibodies, enzymes, hormones, healthy

Probiotics: Possible side effects and how to take them safely

Probiotics are healthful strains of live bacteria and yeast. Taking probiotics can provide a range of benefits, but it can also cause side effects. In this article, we discuss what

Probiotics no help to young kids with stomach virus

Children with stomach viruses increasingly are given probiotics to ease symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. But a major U.S. study led by Washington University Sc

Osteoporosis: Could probiotics protect bone health?

Osteoporosis predominantly affects older adults, but bone loss can start at as early as age 40. Recently, scientists have found that probiotics might be a safe and effective tool t