A recent Cochrane Database Review found that the use of probiotics reduced the number of upper respiratory tract infections and decreased the need for antibiotics. The review looked at the results from 14 randomized controlled studies that included a total of 3451 participants. The participants included children and adults. The authors concluded that probiotics may reduce the occurrence of upper respiratory tract infections.
There are a number of effectively natural treatment strategies to prevent upper respiratory tract infections. Book an appointment with your local Naturopathic Doctor to find out which treaments are best for you.
Yours in health,
Dr. Tara Andresen, ND