Probiotics Reduce Risk of Hepatic Encephalopathy

Hepatic Encephalopathy Reduced By Probiotics

Hepatic encephalopathy develops in cirrhosis patients due to development of ammonia in the gut being absorbed and then affecting the brain.

Medical News Today discusses a new article to be published that found probiotics may become essential to cirrhosis patients to help prevent hepatic encephalopathy. By controlling the ammonia production in the gut the group on probiotics fared much better and had less risk of developing hepatic encephalopathy.


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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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