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Doctor insights on: Do Acidophilus Pills Improve Stomach Issues

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Do acidophilus pills improve stomach issues.?

Do acidophilus pills improve stomach issues.?

Please use Yogurt: Probiotics you need to take three times a day . Plain yogurt is a food that you can eat three times a week to have even better effect. That is called food as medicine. And yes it will help stomach issues/digestion. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you are taking a strong pain killer and it upsets your stomach, will acidophilus help?

I'm just wondering, if you are taking a strong pain killer and it upsets your stomach, will acidophilus help?

They may help but : Not immediately. For quicker results try ginger ale, ginger tea or crystallized ginger. ...Read more

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Does taking acidophilus prevent stomach virus?

Not necessarily.: Although use of probiotics can help keep gut bacteria in a healthy balance - that doesn't mean that you won't get gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Can acidophilus pills used for the digestive tract reduce vagina oders?

Can acidophilus pills used for the digestive tract reduce vagina oders?

No, not directly: Acidophilus is a probiotic which helps replenish the colon's 'good' bacteria. This helps our immune system better keep all the body's bacteria in check, inclding the vagina. Usually, odors are from an overgrowth of bacteria. However, they can be from many other factors. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection! I have been taking acidophilus pills, is there anything else that i can take?

I have a yeast infection! I have been taking acidophilus pills, is there anything else that i can take?

Tips: Yeast infections- reduce milk & milk products. Avoid sugars (refined sugar, commercial fruit juice, honey, maple syrup, sucrose & fructose). Eliminate refined carbohydrates from diet. Increase garlic intake. Can purchase over the counter antifungal medication like monistat. Wear cotton (instead of synthetic underwear). ...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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I have a yeast infection i just started taking vaginal OTC and probiotic acidophilus but in reading do I only need to take acidophilus pills?

I have a yeast infection i just started taking vaginal OTC and probiotic acidophilus but in reading do I only need to take acidophilus pills?

What do you mean by: "vaginal over the counter"- is this an anti-fungal medication? If yes, in most cases this combination should be fine. Oral probiotics are fine (vaginal probiotics aren't necessary). ...Read more