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Seasonal Allergies, Asthma, and Your Gut Health

man blowing his nose

by Prebiotin Team

Seasonal allergies and related asthma can really ruin your day. Red, itchy watery eyes, sneezing, ear pain, a runny nose, coughing, wheezing, labored breathing, and fatigue can all be a major barrier to enjoying your life—or even functioning effectively in any setting, from work to family time. You take medications that may help a little, use an inhaler, or avoid the outdoors all together, with plenty of time to wonder why your body is reacting so severely, while people around you don’t even have a sniffle.… Read more

Stressed Brain, Stressed Gut

Irritable Bowel Syndrome:  How To Get Your Life Back

Gabriele Amersbach*

At one with nature

A college student misses classes because she is stuck in her room with nausea, pain, and gas. 

 A 46-year-old man doesn’t make it to the bathroom at a football game and now worries about  “close calls” or “disasters” every time he leaves the house for an event or travel—which he does less and less.Read more

One Easy Step – Lose Weight with Prebiotin

Celebrating Weight Loss

Frank W. Jackson, MD, Founder and Chairman Emeritus 

Updated March 21, 2019

Are you ready for a simple addition to your weight management that has proven results?  Prebiotin WM (Weight Management) can become the perfect addition to every diet, weight loss plan, or obesity treatment program.

To get the full benefit of Prebiotin WM, it is important to understand exactly how it fits into your overall digestive health.… Read more

Two Brains? The Answer to Treating My Depression May Be in my Gut

Gut Brain ConnectionBy Gabriele Amersbach*

“Our two brains ‘talk’ to each other, so therapies that help one may help the other. In a way, gastroenterologists (doctors who specialize in digestive conditions) are like counselors looking for ways to soothe the second brain.” Jay Pasricha, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Center Neurogastroenterology, explaining the gut-brain connection.Read more

New Research Seeks the Impact of Gut Bacteria in Schizophrenia

A University of Maryland Research Study Investigates the Role of Prebiotin on Cognitive Function

Hand Reaching up to the Sky

By Gabriele Amersbach*

You go for a walk and decide which direction to go—you remember that a vicious dog barks at you if you turn left. You go right but notice there is construction that includes the sidewalk.Read more

How Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber Benefits Your Child—At Every Stage of Life

By:  Gabriele Amersbach* 

Happy BabyWhile you are thrilled with your new baby, your joy may quickly turn to worry if your infant is suffering from gassy cries, painful constipation, an uncomfortable extended belly, and other signs of gastrointestinal distress.

With your doctor’s support, an easy solution may be the addition of oligofructose-enriched inulin (or Prebiotin® Prebiotic Fiber) to your baby’s formula, especially if you are not breastfeeding or have delivered with a C-section.… Read more

What You Should Know About C. Diff and Fecal Transplants

Woman with hot water bottle on tummy

Updated By:  Gabriele Amersbach*

With C. difficile, death can happen unexpectedly and quickly. That was the case with Peggy Lillis, a 56-year-old Brooklyn kindergarten teacher whose death inspired her children, Christian and Liam, to launch the Peggy Lillis Foundation, a national leader in C. difficile education and advocacy.   Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

After a routine root canal followed by standard antibiotic treatment, Peggy developed diarrhea and eventually a massive infection that resulted in septic shock.… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness & The Gut Microbiome: Fight Back With Food!

female boxer

By:  Prebiotin Team
Updated:  October 8, 2018

Breast Cancer Prevention May Start in Your Gut…

“It’s not what you believe that counts; it’s what you believe enough to do.” Gary Gilbranson

Cancer prevention is still very much under investigation, but virtually all researchers agree that lifestyle choices can have a huge impact on the likelihood of developing this disease.… Read more

Why Prebiotics Might Help During & After Cancer Treatment

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” – Hippocrates

Breast-cancer-survivors

By:  Anne Mercer Larson, B.A., M.O.B., Prebiotin Director of Strategic Initiatives, Marketing & Public Relations
Date updated: October 9, 2018

 

Carefully Considering What You Eat May Help You Through Cancer Treatment and Beyond

With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing, there’s no better time to take a hard look at how treatment techniques during and after cancer have evolved and, in particular, how prebiotics may help.… Read more

What Can I Tell You About Prebiotic Fiber?

Diabetes Educators at the Annual AADE Conference Focus on the Microbiome

 

Ronald E. Walborn Jr. (left), Chief Executive Officer, and Greg Cooper, Director of Product and Business Development at American Association of Diabetes Educators 2018.

– Gabriele Amersbach*

Posted:  September 15, 2018

The microbiome was a major focus at this year’s American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Conference (held in Baltimore, MD, August 17-20).… Read more