Probiotic Rescue: How You can use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More
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"Probiotic Rescue is your road map to the safe and effective use of probiotic supplements for health and disease prevention."
—Donald J. Brown, N.D.
Probiotics will improve your health!
It has long been understood that probiotics can help calm and heal nearly any digestive complaint, including bloating and indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease and more. But did you know that the most cutting-edge research shows probiotics can help to prevent or treat cancer, improve your skin, and avoid osteoporosis and heart disease? With health benefits for people of every age, probiotics are the most important nutritional breakthrough of the century. In this outstanding, comprehensive resource, you will find:• chapter-by-chapter, scientifically supported disease treatments and credible information you can trust;• specific strains of probiotics recommended for treatment of your individual health concerns;• a complete resource of probiotic foods and supplements (including the newest information about products soon to be released in North America); and• a totally unbiased buying guide for food and supplements to help you add probiotics to your day-to-day life!
Bacterial vaginosis has been associated with various gynecological and obstetric complications as discussed in Chapter 7. Bacterial vaginosis is commonly treated with antibiotics. As such, it has an extremely high recurrence rate. This may be because antibiotics do not help the underlying problem of bacterial vaginosis—an imbalance of microbes in the vagina. Antibiotics do not just kill bad bacteria, including Gardnerella vaginalis, a common cause of bacterial vaginosis; they also kill all of
in studies to beneficially affect cholesterol levels. The probiotics in yogurt are thought to cause these cholesterol-lowering health benefits. Probiotic supplementation may play a role in reducing cholesterol according to preliminary research. Many probiotic species found in North American probiotic supplements and dairy products are known to have bile salt hydrolase, which is an enzyme thought to help lower cholesterol. The cholesterol-lowering effects of probiotics are not large, but are
production. How Do Probiotics Help with Detoxification? There are five major detoxifying organs in the body: kidney, liver, skin, colon and the lymph nodes. The main detoxification organ is the liver. The liver filters one-half gallon of blood per second. Responsible for filtering out all toxins from the blood, the liver plays a big role in your body’s health. A lot of detox formulas will focus on the liver. Probiotics can help the liver too. Research has found that probiotics can prevent
improve oral health. These helpful microbes may also play a role in your mental health, detoxification of your body as well as help you fight kidney stones and the common cold, and improve and maintain youthful-looking skin. There is a great excitement among the scientific world about probiotics. Researchers are discovering new probiotic strains, more about what strains do and new ways to use probiotics to help human health. These microbes seem to offer many health benefits to humans. Perhaps
harmful substances from gaining entry to your body. These immune cells are called the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT). The GALT is the largest mass of immune tissue (lymphoid tissue) in the human body and as such is an important element of the body’s immune system. You may be familiar with other lymphoid tissues such as the tonsils and spleen. The tonsils are also located in an area where you are commonly exposed to harmful substances (the throat). Your immune tissues are in locations where