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.

Tahira Saifuddin, MD
(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
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Fort Wayne, IN
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2423 Lake Ridge Dr
Fort Wayne, IN
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Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
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(260) 432-6174
Fort Wayne, IN
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1976

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(260) 432-2297
7916 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
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(317) 875-0142
5659 Coventry Ln Ste 321
Fort Wayne, IN
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Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
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Hospital: Lutheran Hosp -Indiana, Fort Wayne, In
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(219) 824-3500
2331 Ladue Ln
Fort Wayne, IN
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Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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(219) 646-9507
2206 Roosevelt Rd Ste A
Fort Wayne, IN
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Gastroenterology
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(219) 432-6174
7900 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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Intestinal Tract Issues

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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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