Journal of Clinical Research

ISSN: 2795-6172

Open Access

Isabel Ojeda

Clinica de Asma y Alergia Dres Ojeda, Madrid, Spain

  • Review Article   
    A Brief Review on the First Evaluation of a Synbiotic Food Supplement in Birch Pollen Allergic Patients in an Allergen Exposure Chamber
    Author(s): Isabel Ojeda and Filippo Fassio*

    Allergic Rhinitis (AR) is a “type 2“ inflammatory disease, caused by an immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated reaction to inhaled allergens and characterized by nasal symptoms. Pharmacologic treatment of AR mainly consists of oral/intranasal anti-histamines, intranasal glucocorticosteroids and Allergen-Specific Immunotherapy (AIT). When used correctly, these therapies are effective in most - but not in all - patients and can improve symptoms and Quality of Life (QOL); however, many patients show poor adherence to treatment, do not follow prescriptions, and coincidently experience side effects that lead to treatment cessation. Here, we briefly review and discuss recent findings from a proof-of-concept study about a synbiotic food supplement (Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM, Bifidobacterium lactis BL-04 and Fructo-Oligosaccharides), which was evaluated .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2795-6172.2021.5.121

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