Probiotics – Foods with Friendly Bacteria

Probiotics Overview Probiotics are small organisms also called “friendly bacteria” or “good bacteria”, these are live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts present a health benefit on the host. Probiotics help maintain the natural balance of organisms (microflora) in the intestines. Nobel laureate Elie Metchnikoff, known as the “father of probiotics,” proposed that ingesting… Read More Probiotics – Foods with Friendly Bacteria

Lacrimal Canaliculitis (Canniculitis) results in Watery Eyes, Red eyes, Discharge, Tenderness on the affected side

Eye Disease Lacrimal canaliculitis (also called canniculitis) is when the tear (lacrimal) drainage system, specifically, the canaliculus, gets inflamed, causing a blockage. This blockage causes the tears in your eye to reflux back into the eye, spilling over and causing watery eyes (epiphora). It is an infection that can be caused by bacteria, fungi, or… Read More Lacrimal Canaliculitis (Canniculitis) results in Watery Eyes, Red eyes, Discharge, Tenderness on the affected side