Probiotics are beneficial yeasts and live bacteria that can be helpful for you, particularly for the digestive system.
The body is a breeding ground for good and bad bacteria. Probiotics are among the good bacteria that can assist in keeping your gut in a healthy state. Researchers have not nailed down the exact methods of how they help, but have said they may work like this:
If you take antibiotics that kill off good bacteria, probiotics can help replace them.
They can make it easier for the bad and good bacteria in your body to balance for optimal health.