There are 100 trillion bacteria in our intestines. Maintaining a healthy balance of the bacteria is essential for the normal functions of the intestines and immune system.
An unhealthy diet, stress, travel, and antibiotics can disrupt the intestinal bacterial balance and allow the harmful bacteria to increase. The bad bacteria stimulate the immune system and lead to inflammation which disrupts intestinal function resulting in diarrhea, constipation, bloating, distention, and in immune mediated disorders like eczema and psoriasis.
Probiotics are healthy bacteria that can down regulate inflammation and immune activity. As a result of adding a daily probiotic, it may be possible to: