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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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What is the best time of day to take acidophilus? Is bed time the best?

Doesn't matter: There is no best time to time to take it. Just make sure you take it daily. ...Read more

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How much acidophilus should I take daily for normal health?

How much acidophilus should I take daily for normal health?

Use multiple cultures: It would be healthier to use a probiotic product that contains multiple cultures instead of one. Get a probiotic with at least 25 - 50 Billion colony forming units of at least 5 different cultures. Believe it or not it's not hard to find and you can get it in one capsule. Try your local health food store. ...Read more

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I need yogurt brands that are non-sweented with active acidophilus. I need several names of yogurts that have this. Please and thank you!

I need yogurt brands that are non-sweented with active acidophilus. I need several names of yogurts that have this. Please and thank you!

Plain organic yogurt: Most yogurts have lots of added sugar; it is best to get plain yogurt- you can add fresh fruit on your own if you wish. I strongly advise organic yogurt or else it is probably made from cows fed gmo corn which is best avoided. Some of the best brands are stonyfield farms, wallaby and straus family creamery. ...Read more

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What does overdosing on acidophilus do?

What does overdosing on acidophilus do?

Dr Weil says....: See: http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/QAA83786/Overdosing-on-Acidophilus.html Dr. Weil indicated that is likely that an overdose of acidophilus would not be harmful. ...Read more

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Do they still make refrigerated acidophilus? The pills & yogurt ones do not work! possibly not strong enough.

Do they still make refrigerated acidophilus? The pills & yogurt ones do not work! possibly not strong enough.

Yes, at Whole Foods: Whole foods has a refrigerated section that usually has a wide variety of live acidophilus. Be sure to check the colony count as it can vary widely. Seek at least 2 or 3 billion organisms per capsule. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is taking acidophilus good for vaginal health?

Can you tell me is taking acidophilus good for vaginal health?

Yes: Probiotics are excellent for maintaining not only good vaginal health, but gastrointestinal health as well. Get a probiotic that also has lactobacilli. ...Read more

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Can i take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Can i take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Of course, but...: ...What are you trying to treat? If you are experiencing a flare of inflammatory bowel disease, please don't self medicate but call your doctor for optimal advice. He/she knows you best. ...Read more

Thrush (Definition)

Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more