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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Probiotics: "pro"-biotics put good organisms into your gut (unlike "anti"-biotics which kill bacteria) & include: lactobacillus, acidophilus, bifidobacter, sachro ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Gut friendly microor: Agree with dr. Cattano. Gut friendly microorganisms, typically bacteria, but also some yeast. Can be found in fermented foods such as tempeh (not to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Restore gut flora: We have trillions of bacteria in our intestines, most of which are friendly & support digestion, improve immune function, affect weight, influence ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Replace bacteria: believed to be healthy; in many areas of our body, skin, intestinal tract, perineal area, etc. While human cells contain about 30,000 genes, adult hum ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: There are all kinds and some may contain heavy metals that are not good. If one has recently taken antibiotics probiotics can be helpful to prevent c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes neede ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes neede ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Help with what?: Probiotics MAY help. They are usually still alive, if stored properly all the time from production, through shipping, to being on the store shelf. The ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Align : I tend to recommend this brand of probiotics for patients with bloating & irregular bowel habits.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Most people: I am an advocate of probiotics. The gut lining has a difficult time maintaining the balance of healthy bacteria with stress, disease, poor sleep, poo ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Very: In this era of frequent antibiotic use and poor dietary habits, probiotics help replete the body's natural flora. They help prevent overgrowth of cer ... Read More
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