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A 22-year-old female asked:

Probiotics such as yogurt w live cultures are recommended to help control yeast but they advise against dairy? what probiotics to take please dr?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Look for a brand: that has a variety of strains of probiotics in it, not just one or two. The amount of each one is less important. Use refrigerated probiotics if possible, and you can use the room temp. ones at work or traveling. Peace and good health.
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