Kid-Friendly Probiotics Huntington IN

Help is on the way for kids whose digestive tracts react harshly to antibiotics. A new study has found that probiotics show great promise in combating the diarrhea that often accompanies antibiotic use. The beneficial bacteria or yeast probiotics contain restore the bacterial balance in the intestinal tract.

Michael Thomas Isenberg, MD
(219) 432-6174
7900 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology
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Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1972

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(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology
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Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990

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(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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(260) 432-6174
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
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Vance V VanDrake
(260) 969-7100
7900 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology

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(260) 969-7180
7900 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1985

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Glenn Lloyd Goldstein, MD
(219) 435-1900
7900 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Graduation Year: 1976

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(260) 432-6174
7900 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology
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Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1987

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(260) 969-7100
7900 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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By Bryce Edmonds

Help is on the way for kids whose digestive tracts react harshly to antibiotics. A new study has found that probiotics show great promise in combating the diarrhea that often accompanies antibiotic use. The beneficial bacteria or yeast probiotics contain restore the bacterial balance in the intestinal tract.

Researchers looked at 10 qualifying studies involving almost 2,000 children, ranging in age from infant to teen. These studies used the probiotics Lactobacilli spp., Bifidobacterium spp., Streptococcus spp., and Saccharomyces boulardii, either alone or in combination. The researchers found that the probiotic-taking kids lowered their chance of developing diarrhea compared to those taking the placebo or other remedies.

For the maximum benefit, start treatment as soon as possible with 5 to 10 billion CFUs (colony forming units) a day. Some kid-friendly probiotics to try: Udo’s Choice Children’s Blend; Nature’s Way Primadophilus for Children; Jarrow Formulas Yum-Yum Dophilus; Garden of Life Primal Defense Kids; Kid’s Kyo-Dophilus; American Health Chewy Bears Acidophilus; and RenewLife FloraBABY.

Author: Bryce Edmonds

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