Probiotics for diarrhea

Person with diarrhea in need of probiotics

One of the main areas of study of probiotics has been the prevention and/or treatment of diarrhea. Generally, diarrhea is a symptom of a digestive tract infection caused by bacterial microorganisms, viruses or parasites and where probiotics have been shown to be effective.

The Intestinal Microbiota

intestinal microbiota

The intestinal microbiota, known until not so long ago as the intestinal flora, is the group or community of microorganisms that reside in an indigenous way in the entire gastrointestinal tract.

Labeling of probiotics

Probiotic label

How many millions of microorganisms are in each dose of a probiotic? What species and/or strain are they? What is the shelf life of the product? All this and much more should be indicated in the printed text or on the label of a probiotic package

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