Children are constantly exposed to bacteria and viruses that may cause
tummy ache, colds, flu and fever. However, not all become ill after
exposure. Why there are some children more prone to sickness than others ?
What can parents do to protect them ? Give them a probiotic or friendly
bacteria - Lactobacillus fermentum PCCTM !
Common gut problems of a child
'Tummy ache' - Diarrhea
The 2 common causes of children's diarrhea are :
i) Eating food-bits from the
ii) After a course of
Anti-diarrhea treatment is not recommended for children below 6 years of
age since doing so may trap the bad bacteria in the digestive system.
ProTract can effectively controls diarrhea by
i) Eliminating bad bacteria
ii) Rebuilding the population
of 'good bacteria' to prevent future attacks
ProTract is safe to be used by children as young as 6 months
old in a clinical trial conducted in Australia.
Skin Problems - Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis is an allergic reaction that begins in the gut.
Children who have frequent itchy red rashes appearing on the face, arms,
legs, chest or back may have atopic dermatitis. These symptoms often last
several years and can be very inconvenient.
Some medical experts believe that 70% of our immune system reside in our
intestines. The 'bad bacteria' that coexist in the intestines constantly
activate the immune system causing allergic symptoms such as Atopic
Lactobacillus fermentum PCCTM reduce the symptoms of Atopic
Dermatitis in 92% of the 6 to 18-month old children in the 16-week clinical
trial conducted in Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth.