Okay, I have a family of 6 - 4 kids (2 in elementary school). My hubby and I just got over strep throat. Now my youngest has bronchitis. I'm just so sick of the runaround with sniffling and sneezing and all that jazz. Yeah, I know it's part of having kids but what can I do to help get my household HEALTHY?? Any ideas on vitamins or herbs or cleaning products? What do you do?
Answer by Bmat at 10:00 AM on Jan. 23, 2010
Answer by GailllAZ at 10:20 AM on Jan. 23, 2010
According to the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled study reported in the August issue of PEDIATRICS, probiotics may be useful to prevent cold and influenza-like symptoms in children. Of 326 healthy children three to five years old, 104 were randomly assigned to receive placebo, 110 received _Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM_ and 112 received a combination of _L acidophilus NCFM_ and _Bifidobacterium animalis subsp lactis Bi-07_. The children were treated twice daily for 6 months... Read the rest of the article here: http://cme.medscape.com/viewarticle/707328