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Probiotic (Definition)

Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more


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Yogurt with probiotics better for digestive tract management than regular yogurt?

Yogurt with probiotics better for digestive tract management than regular yogurt?

All have them.: If the ada says it is real yogurt with active cultures, then you have your probiotics, but others tout specific strains of bifidus and lactobacilli as being better. There is little hard evidence that this is the case. ...Read more

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Is Phillips colon probiotics good to replenish your immune and digestive system ?

Is Phillips colon probiotics good to replenish your immune and digestive system ?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Would recommend a poly-strain probiotic that is slow -release with millions of cultures. It will cost more but will do a much better job that cheap ones. ...Read more

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Is there a problem or any risks or concerns in taking culturelle for digestive health once a day on a long-term and/or permanent bases?

Is there a problem or any risks or concerns in taking culturelle for digestive health once a day on a long-term and/or permanent bases?

No: It is just wise to re-evaluate why you are taking it. Pro-biotics are especially helpful after taking antibtiotics to restore friendly bacteria but the composition of one's diet has a much greater effect on the micro-flora of the intestinal tract. Eating 6 equal meals has a beneficial effect. Eating 7 servings of vegetables and and colorful fruits grow the right bacteria. ...Read more

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Well, i'm taking proctofoam hc for rectal symptoms, ortho tri cyclen (birth control), and culturelle (probiotic). Can this be dangerous to my health ?

Well, i'm taking proctofoam hc for rectal symptoms, ortho tri cyclen (birth control), and culturelle (probiotic). Can this be dangerous to my health ?

Nothing you are: Taking sounds like it can be dangerous to your health unless what is being treated with the proctofoam and miralax/probiotics has not been correctly diagnosed. With little other information i can't be of much more health. Discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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My husband has some digestive issues, and started taking digestive advantage, probiotic gummys. are they good?What is the best one on the market?

My husband has some digestive issues, and started taking digestive advantage, probiotic gummys. are they good?What is the best one on the market?

In reality : Probiotics haven't quite born out as well in the literature as people would have hoped. Its not clear which microbes and in what colony forming unit quantity is ideal. So in reality there is no "best" probiotics supplement out there. ...Read more

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If I eat a lot of probiotic yogurt, will it help my digestive issues?

If I eat a lot of probiotic yogurt, will it help my digestive issues?

Potentially: but you haven't told us your symptoms or condition. Consider providing amplifying information and re-asking. ...Read more

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Do culturelle probiotics really work?

Do culturelle probiotics really work?

Probiotic brand: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more