Did you know the intestine contains over 400 different species of bacteria? Why do we have so much bacteria in our bodies? It is not a bad thing, but because we have developed a mutually beneficial symbiotic relationship with them. The bacteria help keep our digestive systems healthy, assist with digesting food and make nutrients we are unable to make ourselves and even help maintain immunity
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In a healthy gut there is a balance between the ‘good’ bacteria and the ‘bad’ bacteria. Many things can impact on this balance including ageing, foods, climate, stress, excess alcohol, illness and medications leading to excess bad bacteria causing bloating, gas, constipation and diarrhoea.
In order to maintain a healthy digestive system, we need to ensure that we have lots of ‘good’ bacteria to:
What are Probiotics?
Probiotics are live microorganisms, including bacteria, yeasts and fungi. Probiotics are the friendly good bacteria that support health and vitality. Probiotics beneficially affect humans by improving the balance of flora in the digestive system.
What is so important about the gut?
80% of our entire immune system is located in the digestive tract! Our digestive system is also the second largest part of our neurological system. It is called our enteric nervous system and is located in our gut, this is why many people refer to it as our second brain!
Taking a probiotic supplement daily may assist with good gut health and maintain a healthy immune system, however not all probiotics are the same. Probiotics are created differently to have different effects within the body and it is important to consult a health care professional before choosing the right probiotic supplement for you.
If you have any questions about probiotics or would like to book an appointment with one of our health care practitioners you can contact us on (02) 8411 1024 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2/274 Pennant Hills Rd, Thornleigh, NSW, 2120
We're located on the corner of Pennant Hills Rd and Railway Pde with the entrance just round the corner on Railway Pde. It's a 3min walk from the door of the train at Thornleigh station or an equally short walk over the foot bridge from Aldi.