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A 28-year-old female asked:

When buying a probiotic supplement, what should i look for in terms of bacteria types, amounts, etc.? any particular brands that work well?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Probiotic: Can't say which bacteria types without knowing the purpose you are using it for. However, do recommend that there are multiple strains, a minimum of 6 million cultures and that it be in a timed release formula. Regarding the brand - Health tap has asked it's doctors not to recommend specific brands or product lines. Your pharmacist can likely help you.

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