Medical Brochure Category: Gut Health

Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms (bacteria) that provides a health benefit. They live naturally in the intestine and are vitally important for gut health.

Lactobacillus reuteri is a species of lactic acid bacteria, important for normal gut functions. Lactic acid bacteria produce lactic acid which helps to stop the overgrowth of bad bacteria.

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Liver Toxicity

Liver toxicity is the harmful effect that occurs when a toxic (poisonous) chemical is swallowed, inhaled, injected or absorbed. Toxic chemicals include therapeutic medications, traditional herbs, gas fumes, nutraceuticals, supplements, or drugs. Liver toxicity causes gradual or sudden liver damage.
It is estimated that liver toxicity accounts for between 6% and 70% of reported cases of adverse and fatal drug reactions globally. However, this figure is dose-dependent on the offending drug and the cause of liver damage.

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Gastrointestinal Tract Conditions (gut)

The primary function of the GUT is digestion. This is the processing of the foods and liquids that we consume to obtain and absorb the nutrients that we need, which are then used as energy and building blocks by our cells.

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