Lactobacillus and bifidobacterium in irritable bowel syndrome: Symptom responses and relationship to cytokine profiles

Another article in a series of research trying to further elucidate exactly what probiotic organisms are good for what conditions.  The difference in efficacy rates in various studies on conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and irritable bowel syndrome may be because the specific strain may not have been the best choice for that study.  As the specificity of probiotics for a given condition is identified, the therapeutic potential of this method of treatment will skyrocket.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.