Probiotics are the beneficial live bacteria and yeasts found in our bodies.They
have several characteristics - Probiotics are able to be isolated from the
human body, resistant to the acidity in our stomachs when consumed, and
safe to include in our daily diet. Probiotics help us to absorb nutrients and
maintain healthy gut flora, which keeps our immune system healthy.
If you are lacking in beneficial bacteria you might find yourself with condition known as gut dysbiosis. Dysbiosis occurs when the bacteria in your digestive tract becomes unbalanced. Symptoms can include anything from diarrhoea, bloating, heartburn, stomach ache, nausea to anxiety and depression. Low levels of beneficial bacteria can also lead to conditions like irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory conditions in the body.