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โปรไบโอติกส์ - Probiotics

Probiotics, the heart of health and anti-aging.

Probiotics are microorganisms that help balance health and slow down aging. In addition to taking care of yourself in terms of nutrition, in order to be the most effective in slowing down aging, you should regularly check your health and analyse your daily lifestyle for the best health and quality of life.

What are probiotics ?

Probiotics are small microorganisms. It belongs to the group of good microorganisms that live in the human body. It contributes to the normal maintenance of the gastrointestinal tract, helps digestion and synthesis of vitamins necessary for the body, as well as protects the body from pathogenic microorganisms, balances the immune system. Strengthen your health

โปรไบโอติกส์ - Probiotics

Benefits of probiotics for the body

  • Help maintain balance in the digestive system They help maintain the balance of damaged microflora in the body.
  • Stimulate digestion by producing multiple enzymes.
  • Create a substance to prevent pathogens from adhering to the surface of the intestinal mucosa by creating a protective barrier around it.
  • Inhibit the growth of opportunistic bacteria in the body.
  • Beneficial for the gastrointestinal tract Prevents and relieves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhoea, constipation, etc.
  • Balancing the body’s immune system.
  • Reducing inflammation and infections such as in the urinary tract and vagina.

What microorganisms are classified as probiotics?

Probiotics or live microorganisms There are hundreds of species, both bacterial and yeast.

Types of Probiotics Used in Medicine include :

  1. Lactobacillus spp. – L. reuteri, L. Casei, L. Acidophilus, L. Bulgaricus, L. brevis, L. Rhamnosus: It is a bacterium that adheres to the intestines.
  2. Saccharomyces boulardii: Yeast
  3. Enterogermina – Bacillus clausii, Bacillus subtilis
  4. Bifidobacterium spp.: It is a bacterium that is resistant to stomach acid, and can stay in the intestines for a long time, such as B.Bifidum, B. Longum, B. Breve, B.infantis.
  5. Streptococcus thermophilus

Lactobacillus

Types of Lactobacillus bacteria

  1. L. acidophilus : Helps reduce allergic rashes and dermatitis in babies. Milk and Miso.
  2. L. reuteri  : Helps reduce rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce allergy symptoms and respiratory diseases. Reduce allergic rashes in young children and prevent tooth decay. Found in pickles, kimchi
  3. L. rhamnosus GG treats diarrhoea caused by infections, acute diarrhoea in children. It is found in curd and yogurt.
  4. L. casei reduces anxiety and depression, and can be found in milk, yogurt, and curd.
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Benefits of Lactobacillus

Lactobacillus is currently used as a medicine or supplement to prevent traveler diarrhea and is also used in conjunction with antiseptics after a diarrheal infection. such as

  • Helps people with constipation irritable bowel problems It also helps people who have bowel surgery recover faster.
  • Stimulates immunity through the immunoglobulin system to fight infections or substances that cause skin diseases such as blisters. It has been tested to be used from pregnant mothers to newborns with such problems.
  • Helps to solve frequent vaginal discharge in women, both from fungi and bacteria, helping to increase the number of good microflora in the vagina. It helps prevent recurrent vaginal infections.

Bifidobacterium

Normally, bifidobacteria live in the oral cavity. This type of probiotic can be found in yogurt, miso, and other types of probiotics. pickles, kimchi, some wines, sauerkraut. It is also available in the form of dietary supplements. Studies have found that this form of probiotic is effective when taken in a dose of one thousand million colony units per day.

  • Useful in aiding digestion and producing short-chain fatty acids.
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Based on research, it is likely that B. bifidum will be another option to treat gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhoea from travel.
  • Treat irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis
Bifidobacterium

Saccharomyces (S. boulardii)

It is a type of yeast used to treat the spleen in the gastrointestinal tract for almost 30 years now. It is used to treat and prevent a variety of diarrhoea, including :  , and diarrhoea caused by Clostridium difficile.

  • diarrhoea in children and infants.
  • diarrhoea in patients fed through a tube.
  • travel-related diarrhoea.
  • antibiotic-related diarrhoea.
  • diarrhoea caused by Clostridium difficile.
Saccharomyces

Steptococcus thermophilus

  • It plays an important role in the fermentation process of yogurt.
  • Helps digest lactose
  • Reduces bloating
  • Reduces diarrhoea after milk in lactose intolerance
streptococcus thermophilus 3d

Why should I check for microbiomes before taking probiotics?

Each person has different needs for each type of probiotic. Both lifestyle habits and genetics. It is difficult to take probiotics in combination in the hope that they will help cure an existing disease or condition. The Gut Microbiome DNA Test is a test to see which strains of probiotics our body is lacking. In order to supplement probiotics in the strains and proportions that are most suitable for our body.

The Gut microbiome can be examined as follows :

  1. Allergy and skin panel
  2. Gut Toxin panel
  3. Obesity and Metabolic

References

  1. De Vrese M1, Schrezenmeir J. Probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics.[Online]. Available from :  ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  2. Maria Kechagia, Dimitrios Basoulis, Stavroula Konstantopoulou, et all. Health Benefits of Probiotics: A Review. [Online]. Available from : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  3. Paulina Markowiak and Katarzyna Slizewska. Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics on Human Health. [Online]. Available from : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  4. Justin L Carlson, Jennifer M Erickson, Beate B Lloyd, and Joanne L Slavin. Health Effects and Sources of Prebiotic Dietary Fiber. [Online].  Available from : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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