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In the near future doctors may routinely treat some illnesses with beneficial microbes called probiotics, rather than prescribing antibiotics or other common medicines. This is the exciting possibility that researchers are now exploring for a variety of illnesses and conditions, such as urinary tract infections, acne, and sinus infections.
One question we frequently get asked is whether the Lactobacillus sakei in Lanto Sinus colonizes in the sinuses. This is a good question, but one with a complex answer. The short answer is that the Lactobacillus sakei can live in the sinuses for a while (weeks or months), dominate over harmful (pathogenic) bacteria, and cause beneficial changes in the sinuses. This appears to be short-term colonization.
Exercise has a beneficial effect on the health of your gut microbiome.
Recent research shows that exercise and physical activity increase the numbers and types of good bacteria that live in the gut, and decrease harmful bacteria.
We all know that fresh fruits and vegetables are full of lots of nutrients, fiber, and taste delicious. But did you know that one apple can also contain about 100 million bacteria?