Scientists: treatment with probiotics does not make sense

The effectiveness of probiotics once again called into question. Experts from the center for metabolic research the Novo Nordisk at University of Copenhagen conducted an analysis of a number of major studies relevant to the study of the effect of taking probiotics. Many doctors prescribe this group of drugs for the normalization of the intestinal microflora.

The scientists ' conclusion is unambiguous: no effects of probiotics on the composition of intestinal microflora does not have. About it reports Medical Express. Against the background of such statements, some doctors recommend to treat hereditary obesity and Prader-Willi syndrome with probiotics.

People with Prader-Willi syndrome often suffer from chronic hunger. This feeling is almost independent of food intake. There is another disease – bulimia. Now doctors in the Arsenal there are no truly effective drugs against these diseases. Therefore, apply gastric bands, special diet and drugs to suppress appetite. But they do not give the desired result.

Probiotics are also advised to apply at eating disorders. However, any effect the admission of this group of drugs is not marked. While the efficacy of probiotics remains a big question that requires careful discussion among the physicians.

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