Kid-Friendly Probiotics Overland Park KS

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.

LaVelle Ellis, MD
(785) 827-7261
737 E Crawford P O Box 260
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Allen Hartong, MD
(913) 831-9300
12613 Juniper Cir
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks; St Joseph Health Center, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Gastrointestinal Associates Pa; Olathe Medical Services/Gastro Intestinal Associates Overlan

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William Dwight Buser, MD
(913) 469-1477
10116 W 105th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1980

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Jeffrey Lee Young, MD
(913) 495-9600
10200 W 105th St Ste 200
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1989

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Donna Marie Graessle
(913) 495-9600
10200 W 105th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Donald J Clement, MD
816-478-4887 x703
12609 Meadow Ln
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1979

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Asghar M Chaudhary, MD
(913) 451-5770
4601 W 109th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1960

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Grace Loyu Shih, MD
10100 W 119th St Ste 210
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 2000

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Michael John Connor, MD
(913) 588-6019
12311 Flint St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1996

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Gregory George P Rick Jr, MD
(913) 495-9600
10200 W 105th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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