Probiotics Improve Bowel Function in Elderly

Elderly patients who are hospitalized for various reasons are often prone to developing bowel problems.  Most commonly, they have problems with constipation, but diarrhea is another common complaint.  We all know that bowel problems are almost the furthest thing from glamorous in our society, but they still have a huge impact on our day-to-day well-being.…

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Why Use Probiotics?

Though it may surprise some of you, our bacteria actually outnumber our human cells by a factor of 10 to 1.  These bacteria play an important role in the function of the human body–particularly involved with metabolism and nutrition. Most probiotics contain various strains and species of bacteria–though there are some exceptions including certain types…

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