Can Probiotics Cause Gallbladder Problems? (See Which Ones)

Can Probiotics Cause Gallbladder Problems? (See Which Ones)

Gallstones are a significant health concern among 10% to 15 %of the U.S. population. With this number projected to rise steadily, you are doing great by examining any suspected trigger for this disease. Therefore, here are some key points that may help you understand the relationship between probiotics and gallbladder problems. Key Highlights It might…

Can Probiotics Make Heartburn Worse? (Or Help Silent it?)
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Can Probiotics Make Heartburn Worse? (Or Help Silent it?)

Did you know that from 1990 to 2020, the global prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which includes heartburn, skyrocketed by a whopping 77.53%?  It’s a staggering statistic that raises questions about the underlying causes of this digestive ailment.  But among your other foes, consider probiotics your friend. However, if you are finding it difficult…

7 Best Probiotics For Parasites

7 Best Probiotics For Parasites

The National Institute of Health, USA, reports that every year up to 200,000 people die in the world due to infections caused by intestinal parasites.  These pathogenic organisms drain nutrients from your blood and destroy the natural gut microbiome, leading to severe ailments. However, supplementing your natural microbiome with probiotic supplements can successfully cleanse your…

27 Interesting Probiotics Statistics & Market Size (2024)

27 Interesting Probiotics Statistics & Market Size (2024)

I’ve discussed in my gut health statistics roundup that gut health consciousness experienced the highest rise of 52% in 2022 and the Gut Health Industry Market size is predicted to increase from $55.7 billion in 2023 to $89.9 billion by 2030. With the increase in awareness about how our health is greatly influenced by what…

Does a Blender Kill & Destroys Probiotics? (Vitamix etc)

Does a Blender Kill & Destroys Probiotics? (Vitamix etc)

Blended probiotics can certainly taste delicious, especially when mixed with fruits or other flavors. However, some people are worried that the blender they use to prepare the drinks might kill the good bacteria. So, once and for all, let me answer the question in your mind: “Does a blender kill probiotics or can your good…

Can Probiotics Make IBS Worse or Good For Flare-Ups?

Can Probiotics Make IBS Worse or Good For Flare-Ups?

IBS is a prevalent gut problem, affecting 25-45 million people in the US.  And probiotics are thought of as the most effective natural supplement to improve gut health. But are probiotics actually effective or even safe for IBS? In most cases, probiotics are safe for IBS patients and offer promising results like relief from discomfort,…

Can Probiotics Make Eczema Worse Or Cure it?

Can Probiotics Make Eczema Worse Or Cure it?

Eczema or dermatitis is an irritating skin condition that affects 223 million people around the globe. Unfortunately, you cannot completely get off with this condition but only tame the symptoms and avoid allergens to prevent the condition. And the good news is probiotics do not act as Eczema allergens and might help prevent flare-ups. Research indicates…

Can Probiotics Change Your Period & Impact Your Menstrual Cycle?

Can Probiotics Change Your Period & Impact Your Menstrual Cycle?

Probiotics can massively affect your overall well-being, from gut functions to immunity to sexual/reproductive health. Hence, if you are using a probiotic supplement, you are highly likely to observe its effects on your periods. Contrary to the common belief, probiotics improve your menstrual health by regulating sex hormones, namely estrogen, and progesterone. Which in turn also affects the bleeding flow and menstruation…

Can Probiotics Make Acid Reflux Worse & Affect GERD?

Can Probiotics Make Acid Reflux Worse & Affect GERD?

Researchers have estimated that over 20% of the US population suffers from Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease (GERD). However, doctors and scientists have yet to develop a permanent and innocuous cure. Here is where probiotics come in as an effective as well as a risk-free remedy for acid reflux. Key Highlights Over the years, probiotics have gained…

Can Probiotics Make Candida Worse or Reduce Yeast Infection?

Can Probiotics Make Candida Worse or Reduce Yeast Infection?

Candidiasis (in short, Candida) is a fungal infection caused by the outgrowth of naturally occurring yeasts. This fact raises questions about the safety of probiotic bacteria and yeast cells; Can these microbes also grow excessively in the body and contribute to an irritating infection? Fortunately, the answer is no, and probiotics actually have a reverse…