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A 27-year-old female asked:

I'm taking a probiotic with 25 billion cfu. is that safe to take? what is the average # for a probiotic to have?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
None: Objective evidence for usefulness of probiotics is lacking. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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Wish you good health!
Jun 25, 2018

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