Quick List of Common Benefits of Probiotics

Potential benefits of probiotics have been seen in the treatment or prevention of:

  • Diarrhea
  • Irritable bowl syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • pylori (the cause of ulcers)
  • Vaginal infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Recurrence of bladder cancer
  • Infection of the digestive tract caused by Clostridium difficile
  • Pouchitis (a possible side effect of surgery that removes the colon)
  • Eczema in children
  • Help reduce the risk of certain acute infectious diseases
  • Improve tolerance to lactose
  • Enhance immune function
  • Reduce crying time in colicky babies

source: https://www.health.harvard.edu/vitamins-and-suppliments/health-benefits-of-taking-probiotics/, http://www.cdrf.org/home/checkoff-investments/probiotics/

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