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Not certain: Probiotics are generally very safe, but one must realize that they are live organisms, and side effects, although rare, have occurred, including rare instances of bacteria in the bloodstream. The decision to take them should be between you and your obstetrician, taking into account the rare side effects vs. whatever positive effects you believe they may have. Good luck with your pregnancy! ...Read more
How can I cure my BV having suffered for two years. Will it help if I take folic acid and probiotic acidophilus tablets daily?
Treatable: It will not hurt to take a probiotis. I highly recommend it. See your Gyn about Boric Acid treatment. Works everytime. ...Read more
What would cause low lactobacillus acidophilus levels in urine? Havnt been on antibiotics since july. Could yeast tablets like Azo cause levl to drop?
Stool contamination: Normally there are no lactobacilli in the urine. If there are low levels in a stool sample that could be due to antibiotics. If you are eating 6 servings of organic fresh vegetables and 1 apple a day and eating a little yogurt each day you should have good bacteria in your GI tract. Cystectomy is very unusual at age 13. Dilitation and curettage could introduce stool bacteria into urine. ...Read more
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
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
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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