What are probiotics

Probiotics enhance the effectiveness of the human immune system, produce substances that prevent infectious diseases.They inhibit the growth of pathogenic organisms, strengthens the mucosal layer in the intestines, as a barrier against infection.Probiotics destroy the toxins secreted by pathogenic bacteria, produce necessary for the metabolism of vitamin C. According to the reviews, they prevent anemia develops when a deficiency of vitamins B6 and B12, helps maintain the health of the nervous system and skin.

assortment of products containing probiotics is wide enough, the market can find a means of different price category.For the production of such preparations, mainly used five kinds and two strains of bifidobacteria, eight kinds and five strains of lactobacilli, enterococci, and streptococci, streptomycetes.All of them are
safe and useful to the human body. Currently, E. coli (colibacterin bifokol) in the production of probiotics is not used.

What probiotic choose

to choose the right probiotic, consider the following.The microorganisms contained in them must be safe for human and non-pathogenic live.Means must consist of acid resistant strains, or have acid-resistant capsule.Studies have demonstrated that acid-strains not having the protective capsules survive only 20-40%.In the application of probiotics strains capsules survival of 99% ("Bifiform" "Lineks").Bacteria must have a high capacity for adhesion (fixation) to the intestinal walls and colonization.

making a choice between the lactobacilli and bifidobacteria, you should know that bifidoflora several fixes and lactobacilli has little laxative effect.Lactobacilli can neutralize toxins with diarrhea caused by infections, they relieve inflammation in colitis and enteritis, normalizes stools after taking antibiotics.Bifidobacteria improve immunity, they will be useful for children of the first year of life.Ideally, a probiotic should contain bifidobacteria and lactobacillus. Any form of diarrhea effective Saccharomyces.

to treat goiter, select formulations in which the number of microbial bodies contain less than 10 * 7 per milliliter or gram.A child 2-3 years old may be given powdered and liquid formulations as a children's stomach has a neutral environment.When dysbacteriosis is better to choose any level of probiotics containing bifidobacteria ("Bifiform", "Bifidumbacterin fort", "Probifor").Monokomponentny drugs ("Lactobacterin", "Bifidumbacterin", "Atsipol") used for the prevention of intestinal infections and mild degree of dysbiosis.Laktosoderzhaschie probiotics ("atsilakt", "gastrofarm", "Lactobacterin") are suitable for the prevention and treatment of diseases of the stomach and duodenum.