Could probiotics help with fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a 'pain disorder', and patients present with multiple areas of pain, that are sensitive to pressure, as their over-riding symptom. Additionally however, they may also experience a combination of the following symptoms: IBS, other bowel complaints, mood disorders (such as d...

Posted 15th Aug 2017

'One week flat' in The Sun on Sunday

If you're recently home from your holidays and you're not feeling tip-top then Fabulous magazine with The Sun on Sunday had an article for you. Titled "Help, I've Been On Holiday!", the article aimed to help those of us who've succumb to sunburn, jet lag or simply a dose of burning the candle ...

Posted 14th Aug 2017

Does it really matter what time you take your probiotics?

I find the most frequently asked questions by clients when it comes to probiotic supplements are how to take them. "What time should I take my probiotic supplement?”, “Should I take it with a meal or on an empty stomach?” and "Can I take it with antibiotics?" are some of the most common. We al...

Posted 11th Aug 2017

Hello Fashion loves our 'For every day EXTRA Strength'!

As we know, you can find all the celebs in Hello magazine, and that includes your favourite brand of probiotics! We’re delighted that our ‘For every day EXTRA Strength’ has been featured in the Hello’s Fashion Monthly (HFM) wellness article ‘Body Boost’, where it’s rubbing shoulders with Leona...

Posted 7th Aug 2017

Hello! magazine features our 'For travelling abroad'

We're really pleased to have been featured in the latest addition of Hello! magazine. The article focuses on the importance of gut health whilst abroad and looks at how probiotics could be the key in supporting digestion and immunity on your holidays. Travellers' diarrhoea is the most common h...

Posted 28th Jul 2017

Yours magazine loves 'For every day EXTRA Strength'

Yours magazine loves ‘For every day EXTRA Strength’, recommending it in an article titled ‘The healthy gut plan’. Karen Evennett writes that the 'balance of bacteria – your microbiome – can make or break your health.’ We would agree, as well as with the assertion that any imbalance can have a ...

Posted 20th Jul 2017

Daily Mirror Features OptiBac Probiotics for Eczema

They say any publicity is good publicity, but when your products are mentioned in one of the most-read publications in the country, it’s great publicity! We’re delighted that our ‘For every day EXTRA Strength’ has been recommended for eczema symptoms in the Daily Mirror, in their recent articl...

Posted 18th Jul 2017

'Woman and Home' magazine recommend our 'Bifidobacteria & fibre'

We think it’s fantastic that the media are highlighting the importance of good gut health, and we’re also getting a warm fuzzy feeling because newspapers and glossy mags are recommending our brand. In their August 2017 issue, ‘Woman and Home’ magazine have published a really great article abou...

Posted 14th Jul 2017

Introducing the Probiotics Database

We've been working on something very special here at OptiBac Probiotics HQ over the last few months, which will be of particular interest to CAM & Health Care practitioners, as well as any probiotic nerds (like us) too! It's an impartial educational tool called the 'Probiotics Database' which...

Posted 4th Jul 2017

OptiBac Probiotics in The Lady magazine

We're thrilled to have been featured in the latest issue of The Lady magazine, in a menopause special which focuses on the invisible symptoms of menopause. The article, written by Anna Harper, discusses the health issues less commonly associated with menopause, such as low mood, exhaustion, an...

Posted 1st Jul 2017