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How To Take Calcium With Probiotics
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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
How long does it take for calcium citrate supplements to enter your system after taking them? I don't take them with food.
If i take vitamin d supplements, do I need to take magnesium supplements along with it to improve vitamine d absorption? And to prevent mag depletion?
Can you take acidophilus probiotics with vitamins/supplements& minerals? And if so, how many hours apart?
Probiotics: Antibiotica are given to kill harmfull bacteria but they also destroy the friendly bacteria in your GI Track which help you to digest food and can cause diarrhea and stomach updset Probiotics prevent that from happening.You can get these in Miso and yogurt with cultures Some recommend also Vitamin C and D ...Read more
Depends on kidneys: Mag citrate has 2 benefits: treats constipation and prevents kidney stone formation. However, if you take mag citrate chronically, you need to check with your doctor because build up of magnesium in the blood could cause heart rhythm abnormality that is occasionally fatal (ventricular tachycardia). Kidney weakness decreases magnesium excretion and builds it up in the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Highly variable: Yogurts contain many different strains of probiotics & the amount of live probiotics in yogurt is quite variable, so it is basically impossible to answer your question.While yogurt & other fermented foods like kefir & sauerkraut can be good sources of probiotics, i advise people take standardized products like culturelle & dr.Ohhira's probiotics to make sure they get therapeutic amounts.See comment:. ...Read more
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How can I take probiotics as supplement. Before food after food.can probiotics be taken with multi vitamin. Pls help?
Is it ok to take calcium, vitamin D3 and magnesium together? Or do calcium and magnesium compete for absorption?
OK, to a degree but:: Calcium ; magnesium are often packaged together both in supplements ; foods. They compete a bit; calcium may reduce mag. Absorption but mag. Does not seem to reduce cal. Absorption. Those low in mag. Have difficulty absorbing cal.; if deficient in mag. It may be best to take it separately. http://www.nutraceuticalsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2011-09-14/magnesium-is-key-to-calcium-uptake/. ...Read more
That is quite: variable depending on a number of factors. There is a much more in depth answer to your question at: http://www.danisco.com/dietary-supplements/faq/ ...Read more
30 minutes to 3hours: It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to work. ...Read more
Yes: If you have problems with digestion, bloating you can try. ...Read more
I know you should not take probiotics within 2 hours of medications, but can I take them at the same time as my vitamin & calcium pills?
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Im a teacher, been sick a lot, I take a daily multivitamin, calcium pill, & probiotic, will taking airborne daily help my immune system?
Save your money!: There is no good clinical evidence that it does any good at all! Don't waste your moola. You're exposed to lots of germs from those kids. Eventually, you'll be immune to durn near everything! Eat plenty of fruits and veggies and don't rely on supplements (not proven to help), to stay fit. If we got healthy from supplements, nobody would get sick. They're often an excuse to eat unhealthy food ...Read more
Besides from magnesium, calcium and probiotics supplement . . .what other vitamins are best to take before bed time to boost our immune system.Thanks!
Is yogurt a decent source of probiotics while recovering from gastroenteritis (once you have started back with chicken broth and crackers at least and are 48 hrs passed the last diarrahea episode )? And can i take tums (calcium carbonate) for heartburn?
I'm taking multiple supplements and i would like to know if they are safe to take together.
probiotic 1.5 billion cells
birth control (levlen)?
If i take fish oil, vitamin c, b-100, vitamin d, red yeast rice, probiotics, calcium pill, do I still need a multivitamin?
Recently started taking probiotics, fish oil, calcium, and a multivitamin. I am getting really dry mouth and tongue feels numb/burnt? Is it dehydration?
High dose of Calcium: Some people experience dry mouth while taking calcium pills. High doses of calcium can reduce the amount of saliva in the body. Some people report extreme thirst while taking calcium pills. Chronic dry mouth can result in difficulty swallowing, digestive problems and/or reduced taste. Usually symptoms improve with a lower dose and increased fluid. See a doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I get Evening chills on shoulders & arms.
59 year old female
Durban South Africa
existing conditions--Thyroid, sinus, osteoporosis,lower back problem,thalisimia,hemoglobin 10.
meds-thyroid, sinus nasal spray, fosavance calcium,probiotic
I take 2 4-strain probiotcs (fobiflora) in the morning, 1 3x a day calcium gluconate and 2 magnesium tablets at night. Is that fine ?
Most people: I am an advocate of probiotics. The gut lining has a difficult time maintaining the balance of healthy bacteria with stress, disease, poor sleep, poor nutrition, antibiotic or medication use. Recent studies have shown benefits even pregnant patients. Probiotics can help with immune function, regulate constipation/diarrhea, bloating, help with GI diseases and even skin conditions. ...Read more
Probiotics Use: I commend you for your desire to have good Health. Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for digestive system. Probiotics can be helpful for • Irritable bowel syndrome • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) • Infectious diarrhea (caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites) • Antibiotic-related diarrhea ...Read more
DGL: DGL is licorice w/an enzyme removed which could raise BP if taken over a long period of time. DGL is used as a natural replacement for acid blockers. It coats the stomach and esophagus. Peace and good health. If you are on an acid blocker and switch (ask doc first) you may have a rebound effect for a while. ...Read more
See below: Neither ibgard nor probiotic are likely to do you any good. No controlled studies have shown benefit from probiotics. Regarding ibgurad you may consult this site: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-167349-2311/ibgard/details For 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. Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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