Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013
Recent information released by the American Journal of Pediatrics on August 16th shared on divulged information regarding the likelihood of probiotic being able to reduce a child susceptibility to allergies during a pinprick test, if taken during certain stages of infancy. While the study reveals that symptoms associated with allergies like wheezing or asthma were not lessened by probiotic use, further studies may being conducted to test how much of an influence probiotics will have on a child’s allergic reactions. In order to educate the public on the growing uses of probiotics, topical probiotic leader, Probiotic Action further explains the news, the science behind probiotics, and how it affects consumers.
Probiotics have been primarily used as an ingested supplement, meant to help reduce swelling, inflammation, and indigestion in the gut. When used as a topical probiotic, some have seen reduced amounts of inflammation and swelling when outstanding factors, like bacteria, or in this case, allergies are presented to the skin. As the article suggests, “Overall, probiotics showed a trend toward reducing the risk of atopic sensitization, defined as positive skin prick test”, meaning that allergic reactions were not seen to be present. With this information consumers may soon be able to see if starting probiotic treatments from a young age may soon find that allergic reactions on the skin may lessen, unlike those who do not use probiotic supplements.
“As we use topical probiotics to treat acne, eczema, and rosacea, its is not unlikely that probiotics would r
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