Bacillus coagulans, Bacillus subtilis effective in functional dyspepsia treatment

Bacillus coagulans, Bacillus subtilis effective in functional dyspepsia treatment

Spore-forming probiotics were safe and effective in the treatment of patients with functional dyspepsia, according to research published in the Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“First-line therapy for functional dyspepsia is acid suppression with [proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs)]. … Previous studies suggested efficacy of probiotics for PPI-related side effects and uninvestigated dyspeptic symptoms, which could be caused by an altered small intestinal microbiome,” Lucas Wauters, MD, University Hospitals Leuven, and colleagues wrote. “Despite beneficial effects ofRead More

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