Probiotics on the Go: Benefits of Taking Probiotics When Traveling


h2pro happy travelerWe’ve all been there: away from home, feeling miserable, and wondering how to cope with traveling while sick. You can try to bulk up your defenses before leaving, but most supplements won’t continue protecting you when you need it most. Probiotics are gaining fame for their ability to improve the health of the digestive system, but did you know that they are also great travel companions? By maintaining healthy colonies of bacteria, you can reap the benefits of a strong microbiome. Read on; we’ve got some helpful info and tips for you!

The Seasoned Traveler

One highlight of traveling abroad is sampling authentic cuisine, such as a traditional shrimp paella in Spain or a spicy curry in India. Unfortunately, food adventures can sometimes leave your stomach in a lurch. Most travelers know to avoid tap water in certain locales, but even with precautions, there’s always the chance an upset tummy could disrupt your trip.

Probiotics are a great way to battle bloat and reduce the risk of traveler’s diarrhea when gallivanting to far off places. Though it may be tempting to take a vacation from your supplements, don’t leave your probiotics at home. They will offer more effective protection if you keep taking them while you’re on the go. Maintaining or even increasing your dosage while traveling can help keep your microbiome happy and healthy so you can enjoy yourself—and all the delicacies you plan on sampling.

All Aboard!

Whether you’re traveling near or far, getting from point A to B can put your immune system to the test. Planes, trains, and buses are known breeding grounds for germs, and sometimes you disembark with a little extra baggage: a virus. Combined with the system shock of changing weather, recycled air, lack of sleep, or travel stress, your body may be taking quite a hit.

The common cold and related upper respiratory infections. Traveling can bring increased risk and exposure to viruses that cause the common cold and other upper respiratory infections. Getting sick during a trip may seem inevitable, but did you know that probiotics can help? Studies have shown that probiotics can prevent and treat the common cold, flu, and viral gastroenteritis. Your gaWoman having abdominal painstrointestinal tract proves two thirds of the immune-defense cells in your body and are enhanced when you regularly take probiotics.

Traveler’s Diarrhea (TD) is a condition that can affect up to half of the people traveling to developing countries. Characterized by frequent, loose bowel movements, urgency, abdominal cramps, nausea, bloating, and low grade fever, TD is an unpleasant souvenir most travelers would prefer to avoid. Typically, TD is acquired by ingestion of food or water contaminated by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or bacterial toxins. By improving the health of your digestive system, probiotics have been shown to both prevent and treat Traveler’s Diarrhea.

Ideally, we all should be including daily vitamins and supplements in our routines, but juggling multiple bottles and elixirs can be frustrating even when you aren’t traveling. A good way to ward off potential sickness, support your immune system, and free up luggage space is to choose an all-in-one product that contains a beneficial mix of probiotics, vitamins, and micronutrients.

Take Your Probiotics to Go with H2PRO

H2PRO’s Immune Health formula is a unique blend of powerful probiotics, micronutrients, and vitamins that will support your gut health and immune system, no matter where in the world you find yourself. The best part is that all of our formulas are quick, easy, and convenient to take:

  • No chilling required. Unlike yogurt or fermented foods, H2PRO doesn’t need to be refrigerated. Keep packets in your bag when you’re away from home for easy access.
  • No pills. Whether you use our Flavorless powder to mix up your own tasty concoction or add the Acai Berry flavored formula to your bottled water, you won’t have to wrangle pills. Taking H2PRO is as simple as sipping your favorite drink!
  • Grab and Go. Thanks to our unique lyophilization process, H2PRO has an increased shelf life without complicated storage requirements. This makes it easy to keep your probiotics at hand whether you’re at work, hitting the gym, or even traveling the world.
  • Immunity-Boosting. Not only can you defend your digestive system when away from home, you can also support your immune system. Our Immune Health formula contains a mix of probiotics, vitamins, and micronutrients that have been proven to improve the immune system.

Whether you’re home or at work, local or abroad, H2PRO makes taking probiotics easy. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to #loveyourguts with H2PRO!

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