Know Your Strains, Know Their Worth
Acidophilus is probably one of the most prescribed strains by doctors. It is extremely beneficial in restoring gut bacteria after a round of antibiotics. It prevents infections and helps treat diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloating.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus DSM 6594 (patented)
If you have a young child, this strain should be in their
probiotic regimen. It is known to regulate their immune
system so they aren’t catching colds (and giving them to
you) nearly as often. Some research also shows that it
decreases their risk of developing allergies in the future.
Lactobacillus plantarum DSM 6595/299v (patented)
If you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome or have some
symptoms, you should be taking a probiotic with this strain in it. It is known to reduce gas
and boost gastrointestinal function so you can feel healthy sooner.
A little known fact about probiotics is that they are very useful in maintaining good oral health. This particular strain ensures that your mouth is filled with good bacteria. You should notice less plaque on your teeth and reduced gum bleeding (gingivitis).
Bacteria plays a big role in your health. This strain is known to be particularly helpful to women as it helps prevent as well as treat UTIs and keeps your vagina healthy and at a regular pH. It is also known to promote heart health by decreasing cholesterol levels.