Medical researchers are finding evidence linking chronic respiratory illness to poor gut health, as a corps of weak microbiomes is unable to support the immune system. That being the case, researchers also launched studies on how intakes of probiotics can improve gut health to prevent harmful bacteria from thriving inside the body, to weaken and destroy other major organs.
Numerous Studies Provide Evidence that Gut Health is a Core Element of Good Health
Early studies about gut health involved the participation of 792,130 children who have been exposed to antibiotic medications and acid blockers while growing up, from as early as their 6th month. The results of the study led to the discovery that majority of the children who manifested asthmatic conditions and susceptibility to allergens relied heavily on antibiotics and blockers as medications. The frequent intakes of such medications caused an unhealthy imbalance between essential and harmful microbiota, which resulted to poor immune systems.
Other studies show that the development of lifetime asthmatic conditions has been linked to certain groups of bacteria like streptococcus, chlamydia and mycoplasma, which are actually pneumonia-causing microorganisms. Apparently researchers have found evidence that these microorganisms were able to exit out of the digestive tract and thrive in lower airway passages.
Overtime, a body with poor immune system allowed these pneumonia-causing bacteria to flourish. As results they developed into asthma and other symptoms indicative of a weak immune system.
Study of Probiotics as Therapy to Counter the Negative Effects of Antibiotics
To counter the adverse effects of antibiotics, studies conducted on probiotics indicated that as a treatment therapy, it can produce better results in controlling asthma and allergic reactions. The approach simply aims to increase the essential and beneficial bacteria making up the gut microbiome in the digestive tract.
Results of a study performed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, involving 1879 adults compared adults with allergies and without allergies. The study produced evidence of how a sound gut health helped those without chronic allergic responses; prevented the early symptoms from developing into a full blown respiratory illness.
The study also revealed that diversity among the trillions of microbiomes residing in the digestive tract also helped in fighting off different types of bacteria entering the body seasonally. Probiotic intakes, which studies reveal are available in fiber-rich food can help improve gut health.
Fermented foods also showed positive effects as these types of food release additional mircrobiota in the digestive tract as reinforcements of the existing gut microbiomes in the gastrointestinal tract. A similar approach has been adopted by Megasporebiotic, a probiotic drink. According to Microbiome Labs, the probiotic drink is a blend of 5 Bacillus bacteria formulated to help the body maintain good gut health.