Probiotic Matching

Probiotic Matching

The following information consists of two lists:

A. Matches the complaint/illness to a specific probiotic.
B. Matches a specific probiotic to a variety of complaints/illnesses

A. Complaint

For high blood pressure: Lactobacilus acidophilus
For high cholesterol: Lactobacilus acidophilus
For dental health/gingivitis: Lactobacillus reuteri
For constipation: Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus casei, Bifidobacterium animalis
For eczema/dermatitis: Bifidobacterium animalis, Lactobacillus rhamnosus
For IBS: Bifidobacterium animalis, Bifidobacterium infantis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus plantarum
To decrease colds: Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus plantarum
For respiratory infections in children: Lactobacillus rhamnosus
For pediatric diarrhea/rotavirus: Lactobacilus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactobacillus rhamnosus
For H. Pylori (stomach ulcers): Lactobacillus reuteri
To decrease colon camcer: Lactobacilus acidophilus
To treat/prevent C. Diff or other Antibiotic acquired infections: Lactobacilus acidophilus, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium bifidium
For lactose intolerance: Lactobacillus casei
For general illness: Lactobacillus reuteri
For colic: Lactobacillus reuteri
For ulcerative colitis: Lactobacillus reuteri
For urinary tract health: Lactobacillus rhamnosus
For vagintis: Lactobacillus reuteri
For yeast infections: Lactobacilus acidophilus

B. Probiotic (Good Bacteria)

Lactobacilus acidophilus: Yeast infections, IBS, pediatric diarrhea, high blood pressure, C. Diff, cholesterol, colon cancer
Lactobacillus reuteri: Pediatric diarrhea, H. Pylori, vaginitis, gingivitis, rotavirus, colic, ulcerative colitis
Lactobacillus casei; Lactose intolerance, constipation, C. Diff, pediatric diarrhea
Lactobacillus rhamnosus: Urinary tract health, vaginitis, Anbiotic-associated diarrhea, rotavirus, respiratory infections in children, dermatitis
Lactobacillus plantarum: IBS, colds
Lactobacillus paracasei: colds

Bifidobacterium bifidium: C. Diff
Bifidobacterium lactis: Constipation
Bifidobacterium animalis: IBS, eczema, constipation
Bifidobacterium infantis: IBS, bloating

Source: Wikipedia

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