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Probiotics and Gut Microbiome Trigger Emotion and Mood Brain Signatures

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 29 September 2021
Probiotics and Gut Microbiome Trigger Emotion and Mood Brain Signatures
The gut microbiota-brain axis plays an important role in gastrointestinal function and regulating mood, anxiety, and pain, by communicating with the brain. Most studies have used animal models, however the following is a human double-blind study. This study provides multidimensional evidence that administration of a multi-strain probiotic (the probiotic studied is available in the United States as Omni-Biotic Stress Release) and the associated change in gut microbiota composition has a signi...
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Probiotic Add-On Eased GI Symptoms of H. Pylori

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 21 June 2021
Probiotic Add-On Eased GI Symptoms of H. Pylori
A recent randomized, controlled trial of 80 patients receiving H. pylori quadruple eradication therapy with bismuth demonstrated that adding L. reuteri for 1 month improved gastrointestinal symptom reduction to 42 percent of patients, compared with just 19 percent without the probiotic. Among 80 patients receiving bismuth-containing quadruple eradication therapy, abdominal pain symptoms decreased in 42% of those given the probiotic (Lactobacillus reuteri) versus 19% with placebo (OR 0.27,...
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