What are the benefits of probiotics?
Which probiotics help with IBD?
This is a mixture of probiotics, including: Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Bifidobacterium brevis, Bifidobacterium infantis, Bifidobacterium longum, and Streptococcus salivarius.
In studies, this preparation of probiotics induced faster remission for UC patients when combined with medical therapy, than medical therapy alone. It also reduce the risk of relapse. The only drawback to this preparation seems to be that it is more costly that other probiotics.
This is a plant-derived yeast that has multiple anti-inflammatory effects. In studies, it helped protect the gut mucosa from inflammation. It has been shown to be beneficial for both CD and UC. A study found that 68% of those took 250 mg, 3 times a day achieved remission within 4 weeks. It also helps patients with CD reduce the frequency of diarrhea and the frequency of relapse.
How can I take it?
What should I look for?
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