PROBIOTICS; AN ALTERNATIVE FOR GERD
Aiswarya Rajan*, Shinu C. and Fathima Nihala N. P.
Probiotics are the live microorganism that improves the gastrointestinal health by maintaining a healthy gastrointestinal flora. The objective of this review was observing the use of probiotics as an alternative therapy for GERD. Recently „Proton pump inhibitors‟ are commonly used for gastro esophageal reflux disease. Always bad bacteria cause gastric problems. Probiotics is the good bacteria that improve digestion, dysbiosis and inflammation like gastro intestinal symptoms. Probiotics found to correct dysbiosis, inflammation and strengthen the gut barrier. Probiotics provides a better gastrointestinal quality of life.
Keywords: GERD, proton pump inhibitors, regurgitation, dysbiosis.
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