Do you think probiotics should be tested as a potential disease-modifying therapy (DMT) in MS?
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What are probiotics?
Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be beneficial to the host organism. The currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host".
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used as probiotics; but certain yeasts and bacilli may also be helpful. Probiotics are commonly consumed as part of fermented foods with specially added active live cultures; such as in yogurt, soy yogurt, or as dietary supplements.
(For more on probiotics please see Wikipedia entry)
"Who knows your vote may be the beginning of a new form of lobbying to get trials of this sort done in MS."