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Allergies? Probiotics May Curb Your Symptoms

Symptoms of allergies can be reduced with probioticsProbiotics are Good for the Gut and Good for Management of Allergies.

Garden of Life’s Primal Defense Ultra probiotics contains true HSO (homeostatic soil organisms). Primal Defense is able to reduce damaging yeast, fungi, bad bacteria and parasites often found in an unhealthy gut. New research shows that Lactobacillus Rhamnosus, a strain found in this probiotic,  can even help with symptoms of allergies.

How do the HSO organisms support a healthy gut?

HSO’s play a positive role in digestive health by supporting a healthy lactic acid bacteria count and healthy pH levels in the gut. The HSO’s in Primal Defense Ultra can thrive in the toughest digestive environments and are undeterred by stomach and bile acids.

How do Probiotics suppress Allergies?

Research is ongoing and still in it’s early phases but probiotic therapies are being tested in clinical trials for seasonal allergies, hay fever and even peanut allergies.

Doctors at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia  have come up with a treatment called PPOIT, which stands for “Probiotics and Peanut Oral Immunotherapy.” This approach combines probiotics, specifically the strain called Lactobacillus rhamnosus. This is one of the strains in Garden of Life Ultra Probiotics.

The researchers at Murdoch conducted a study based on a clinical trial which spanned 4 years and contained 48 children who had peanut allergies. Click Here to Read the Study 

The results showed that 82% of the children receiving PPOIT had gained tolerance to peanuts, in comparison to only 4% in the placebo group.

The Immune Therapy, including the probiotic strain, provided a long-lasting suppression of the allergic immune response to peanuts.

In another study published online in the Journal of International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, researchers reviewed data from 23 randomized trials and more than 1,900 people.

In the majority of these trials, people with seasonal allergies who took probiotic supplements showed improvement in their allergy symptoms, compared with allergy sufferers who took a placebo.

One explanation for this is that probiotics may change the balance of bacteria in the intestines in a way that could suppress the immune system from flaring up in response to pollens and other allergens.

The conclusion of this study acknowledges that probiotics may have an important role in the prevention and treatment of allergies.  Further studies need to be conducted to determine the most beneficial probiotic strain and the timing of supplementation.

Yet another study published by Jennifer Dennis, a doctoral student in the University of Florida’s Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, showed that participants given probiotic therapy combining lactobacilli and bifidobacteria suffered fewer allergy-related nose symptoms.

That’s hopeful news for allergy sufferers! Check back on our blog for further exciting updates on using probiotic therapy for allergy relief.

Check out a Natural Approach to Colitis Relief

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disorder that affects the large bowel or the colon. This disorder is the inflammation of the colon, which is responsible for gathering and storing excess waste from digestion. If you have colitis and want to treat it naturally, there are many options available to you.

Various circumstances may cause inflammation of the colon and result in colitis, such as an autoimmune disease, infection or an overgrowth of bad bacteria. The symptoms of colitis are typically sporadic and come and go with fairly long periods in-between flare-ups. Some patients will have no symptoms in between these periods of flare-ups.

What are the Symptoms of Colitis?

The first symptom of ulcerative colitis is a progressive loosening of the stool. The stool is generally bloody and may be associated with cramping, abdominal pain and severe urgency to use the bathroom. The diarrhea may begin slowly or quite suddenly.

Other symptoms are loss of appetite, weight loss and fatigue. In addition, there may be skin lesions, joint pain, eye inflammation, and liver disorders.

When young children have Ulcerative Colitis they may fail to develop or grow properly.

Approximately half of all patients with Ulcerative Colitis have mild symptoms. However, others may suffer with more severe symptoms such as abdominal cramping, bloody diarrhea, nausea, and fever.

There are supplements that help with colitis like prebiotics and probiotics. Many of those suffering with Colitis have found that changing their diets has a significant impact on their symptoms  and flare-ups. Other people opt for natural treatments that compliment their treatment protocol described by their doctors.

Depending on how you manage your diet, the symptoms can range from intense to remission.

What Are Natural Ways You Can Manage Colitis?

Cutting down on refined carbohydrates. These are foods made with white flour and sugar. For recipe ideas check out  the The Specific Carbohydrate Diet Cookbook by Raman Prasad.

Avoiding foods that trigger an allergic response. Keep a food journal to write down what you are eating. Foods which typically are not agreeable for Colitis sufferers are wheat, gluten, soy, dairy, eggs and GMO corn.

Eat a diet rich in prebiotic. Prebiotics grow the good bacteria in your gut. Try adding Jerusalem artichokes, dandelion greens, garlic, onion, leeks and asparagus to your meals. If you want additional fiber you can easily supplement with Perfect Pass Prebiotic. Just add a scoop to water, juice or a smoothie daily.

Cut down on sugar or eliminate it completely. Supplement with honey, stevia, brown rice syrup, coconut sugar, or xylitol.

Add a spore based probiotic to your daily routine. The imbalance of bacteria is thought to be a potential cause of Ulcerative Colitis. We recommend taking 2 capsules daily of Perfect Pass Probiotic to add in more good bacteria which crowds out the bad bacteria. Several studies have shown that probiotics help reduce the symptoms during flareups.

If your symptoms become severe, it is important for you to seek medical help. Persistent diarrhea, feelings of weakness, dehydration, and fever can all indicate serious concerns and you will want to be under a doctors care.

Spore Based Probiotics reduce leaky gut syndrome

 

spores based probiotics help leaky gut syndrome

 

For those of you who enjoy reading published research articles, here’s an excellent one that was recently published in the ‘”World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology“.

Its all about how oral spore-based probiotic supplementation, like the ones found in Perfect Pass Probiotics, is associated with reduced symptoms indicative of “leaky gut syndrome’.

Read on ……

Glutathione is a Game Changer

Why is Glutathione so Important?

The brand name Reg´Activ® was created from the words “Active Regeneration.” This active regeneration is precisely what occurs when the patented probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3  produces and recycles Glutathione.

Glutathione is the “Master Antioxidant,” which is so important because it is used by every cell in the body.

Glutathione is touted by scientists as the “Master Antioxidant” for its crucial role in maintaining cellular health during daily exposure to free radicals, common environmental toxins and the effects of aging.

Lactobacillus fermentum ME–3 Supports the Body in 3 Areas

  • Maintaining a healthy immune system
  • Supporting the health of cardiovascular tissue
  • Promoting healthy liver function for detoxification

Lactobacillus fermentum ME probiotic is the potent strain in Reg’Activ Probiotic formulas.

There are three different Reg Active formulas to choose from. 

They all include the extremely effective probiotic strain Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3.

Click Here to watch Ross Pelton Explain why Glutathione is so important to live a long healthy life.

 

Each of the three different Reg’Activ formulas have added known beneficial ingredients which focus on these particular body functions, adding to the therapeutic doses of Lactobacillus fermentum ME – 3:

(1) Reg ’Activ – Immune & Vitality
(2) Reg ‘Activ Detox & Liver Health
(3) Reg ‘Activ Cardio Wellness

 

Could You Have SIBO?

Take Genova's Gut Test to Find Out If You Have SIBO

Could You Have Sibo? Found Out if SIBO Is the Cause of Your Digestive Problems

SIBO is actually an acronym for a digestive condition called  “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” which points to excessive bad or pathogenic bacteria in the small intestine.

The small intestine is known to have relatively low levels of bacteria. The highest numbers of bacteria are usually found in the large intestine

The small intestine is where the food you eat is combined with digestive juices. This is also the place where absorption takes place. This area of your digestive tract is the longest section. If you are suffering with SIBO or Small Intestine Bacterial Ovegrowth, your nutrients are not absorbing properly.

What are the Symptoms of SIBO?

  • gas
  • bloating
  • pain
  • malabsorption of nutrients

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is often treated in Western Medicine with antibiotics. Unfortunately the antibiotics kill off the good bacteria.  Countless studies have shown that a good balance of healthy bacteria is necessary for a healthy gut

Find Out If You Have SIBO

The Genova Lab’s Breath Test can be done in the privacy of your home. It will identify whether there is an overgrowth of bad bacteria in your small intestine or not.

How Can You Reduce The Symptoms of SIBO?

  •  Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum PHGG is the one prebiotic that does not feed bad bacteria and may be used successfully to increase probiotic diversity. Perfect Pass Prebiotic is odorless and tasteless and easy to take in water.
  • Perfect Pass Probotic contains three human strain, bacillus spores, that will survive through the stomach acid 100% of the time. It is suitable for those suffering with SIB0
  • Effective antimicrobials include Oregano oil, Grapeseed extractOlive leaf extract and Berberis. 
  • Consider taking Enzymes on a regular basis in between your meals. They help repair the gut lining.

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