What Are The Best Probiotics For Women?
March 1, 2013 | By Rachel Leone

A woman's vaginal and urinary health depends on a balance of good and bad bacteria. Typical daily activities, medicines, birth control and pollutants can increase levels of bad bacteria in the body that can lead to health issues. Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis are common conditions arising from imbalances.

Probiotics for women are a fairly new phenomenon in the western world. The best probiotics for women provide vaginal and urinary tract support by restoring and maintaining levels of beneficial bacteria.*

Where To Find The Best Probiotics For Women

Probiotics for women are available in some grocery stores, health stores and online retailers. If you don't like taking dietary supplements, you can also find probiotics in food.

Such foods include:

  • Tempeh
  • Miso
  • Fermented cabbage
  • Probiotic yogurt
  • Kefir
  • Sauerkraut
  • Modified foods with added probiotics

To get the full benefits of probiotics form food, you would need to consume several servings per day, every day. Most people find probiotic supplements more convenient, since they have a longer shelf-life, and contain a large dose within one capsule.*

What The Best Probiotics Supplements Can Do

Many health benefits have been found in probiotics for women.* Internal balance of bacteria is necessary for optimum health.

Probiotics for women provide:

  • Support of natural defenses.*
  • Digestive support.*
  • Vaginal and urinary health support.*
  • Replenishment of good bacteria.*

In addition to a healthy diet and a regular exercise routine, probiotics can help you meet your wellness goals.*

What Makes the Best Probiotic?

The best probiotics will come from organic sources and contain at least two different strains of bacteria. They will also contain a prebiotic, such as inulin, to serve as a food source for the probiotics. Make sure the probiotics you purchase were made in a facility that uses good manufacturing practices by a well-known company.

When purchasing probiotics, consider the following:

  • Cost (Remember quality. Cheap doesn't buy the best products.)
  • Reputation (customer reviews)
  • Effectiveness
  • Safety
  • 100% Natural

The content material of this article or webpage is for educational and consumer information purposes only, under section 5 of DSHEA.

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