Home Add to Favorite Contact Submit  
           27 January, 2021

Category:  Press » Health & Fitness


Probiotics Shown to Improve IBS Pain, Bloating L. Plantarum 299v Beats Placebo in French Study

         Views: 2899
2010-06-07 06:06:38     
Vitamins for Life

French researchers have shown that daily supplementation with Lactobaccillus plantarum 299v, a probiotic supplement, can ease symptoms such as bloating and abdominal pain commonly called Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Researchers from Institute Rosell, Rouen University Hospital, in France reported the results of their randomized, placebo-controlled study at the Digestive Disease Week conference in New Orleans May 1-5, 2010.

The study followed 214 people with IBS. All participants in the study fulfilled the Rome III criteria for diagnosis of IBS. The Rome III criteria include recurring digestive pain and significant changes in bowel habits for six months or more. Symptoms must be experienced for three days or more for three months or more, and two of the following three conditions must apply: 1) bowel movement relieves the pain; 2) stool frequency is correlated to pain onset; and 3) stool appearance changes with pain onset.

The study participants were randomly assigned to take a placebo or a capsule containing a supplement made by Institut Rosell-Lallemand of L. plantarum 299v. The daily dosage was 10 billion colony forming units, or CFUs, and the trial took place over a period of four weeks.

The research team, led by Professor Philippe Ducrotte, was designed to follow up findings that microbiota could be implicated in the pathology of IBS. Researchers explained, "The symptomatic efficacy of probiotics is strain-dependant. This study was purposely made to assess the symptomatic capability of Lactobacillus plantarum 299v if administered to a huge number of IBS patients."

When the study concluded, researchers reported a significant drop in the symptoms of IBS in the participants who were randomly assigned the probiotic supplement. Bloating and abdominal pain were the symptoms that improved most in these participants when compared with their own baseline values and results for participants in the placebo group.

Researchers concluded that "a four-week treatment with L. plantarum 299v has been shown to be effective for the relief of symptoms," particularly bloating and abdominal pain in patients who fulfilled the Rome III criteria for the diagnosis of IBS.

In the US, there are believed to be from 15 to 30 million people with IBS, though many people with milder symptoms do not seek the help of a physician. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a long-term malady that is more common in women than men. It involves abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea or constipation. Though it is not life threatening, there is no treatment for IBS, though doctors advise symptomatic treatment and management of symptoms.

Specialized in: Probiotic - Ibs - Priobiotic Supplement - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
URL: http://www.vitaminsforlife.co.uk
Print press release      Bookmark this page
Related Press releases 
Clarity Surgical Proudly Announces Their New Weight Loss Surgeon: Dr. Owen Pyke, MD (Popularity: ): Clarity Surgical is proud to announce their newest hire: Dr. Owen Pyke, MD!Long Island, NY - USA, October 20, 2020 -- Clarity Surgical is proud to announce their newest hire: Dr. Owen Pyke, MD! He joined the Clarity Surgical team on September 8th and will be taking on the role of general and weight loss surgeon.Dr. Owen Pyke originally hails from the island nation of Jamaica. His family immigrated to ...
Apollo Clinic launches specialized “FEVER CLINICS” for quick and accurate fever management (Popularity: ): July 16, 2020, Bengaluru -- With temperature being one of the prime indicators of COVID-19, Apollo Clinics, a division of the Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited announced the launch of specialized “Fever Clinics” across India , to address public fears about fever and other related symptoms. In the current scenario, due to people’s fears about the novel coronavirus pandemic, panic sets in when there are symptoms such as fever due ...
Dr Leeds Introduces Telemedicine Services to Ensure Safe Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Popularity: ): Fort Lauderdale, FL - USA | June 3rd, 2020 -- The current pandemic due to COVID-19 has forced the world to go indoors by practicing social distancing and adhering to lockdown instructions globally. These are the times that call for solidarity and unity to fight the situation until the world comes back to its normal being. In such challenging times, the medical experts at Dr Leeds have introduced telemedicine in ...
Tooth Implant Sydney Now Announces to Offer High Quality and Affordable Dental Implant (Popularity: ): Sydney, New South Wales ( press.abc-directory.com ) March 26, 2018 - Having missing teeth is not only embarrassing but the mouth will deteriorate rapidly if left untreated. Dental implants help you look and feel better, regain your self-esteem, and have a better quality of life. Understanding the importance of dental implants and to help edentulous patients to get high quality and affordable dental implants, Tooth Implant Sydney now proudly offers ...
Kansas City Urology Care Launches Patient Portal for Easy Access to Medical Information (Popularity: ): Overland Park, Kansas ( press.abc-directory.com ) July 01, 2017 - Kansas City Urology Care launches online patient portal to facilitate easy access to medical information. The portal will be accessible via the service's official website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is in accordance to the company's commitment to provide high quality treatment and care for all their patients.Patients who wish to set up an account shall ...

Press release home snapshot 

Related Business 
Zomig and Zomig-ZMT (Popularity: ): In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 470 adult migraine patients, 63% taking Zomig-ZMT 2.5 mg showed migraine pain relief* at 2 hours vs. 22% taking placebo, and 45% taking Zomig-ZMT 2.5 mg showed migraine pain relief at 60 minutes vs. 19% taking placebo.
MagnetiCare (Popularity: ): New revolutionary health magnet (Rx Magnets) that has been shown to relieve pain, arthritis pain, swelling, bloating, sinus congestion, insect bites itching and swelling, and stop bleeding from minor wounds, and decrease healing time.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, and Ulcerative Colitis Message Boards (Popularity: ): Help for IBS and IBD diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, and nausea. Moderated boards address diet, recipes, stress, hypnotherapy, yoga, drugs, and surgery.
Hip Hop Beats (Popularity: ): Hip hop beats for sale made by a professional hip hop beats producer. Buy Exclusive Beats and Lease Beats or order Custom Beats and get FREE engineering and mastering. Custom beats gives you the opportunity to work on your hip hop beats with the producer. If you're looking to give your album a specific sound, custom beats are just the right choice.
IBS Symptoms And Cures For Indigestion and Acid Reflux (Popularity: ): Helping You Eliminate the Pain of IBS and Acid Reflux.
Advanced Chirosport (Popularity: ): We are a group of dedicated providers with one simple interest. Your Health! Although we often get patients who consider their pain as a decrease in health, we tend to focus less on the pain and more on the function. One thing we have learned through our years of treating people from all walks of life is that if we can improve your function, then we can improve your pain.
Hip Hop Beats (Popularity: ): Want to buy hip hop beats for your music release or some other purpose. It is possible to find new and different hip hop beats. Beatonestop is a place to sell Beats, Plus Free Beats, and buy Rap Beats. We have hundreds of Rap Beats for Sale.
Bloated Stomach (Popularity: ): Stomach Bloating is a big issue for many People. Bloating can Occur at any time and it can be Uncomfortable or even Painful. Bloatedness - Flatulence.
PlaceboCity (Popularity: ): French site about Placebo : lyrics, translations, interpretations, news and more to come !
Platinum Beats For Sale (Popularity: ): Attention artist!!! Beats For Sale....Need beats for your new project. M2Music beats are produced by a multi-platinum selling Grammy nominated producer offering high quality Rap, Pop,Hip Hop and R&B instrumentals for sale at an affordable price. M2 Music -We Bang Beats!