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I habe diarrhea doctor give medicatn Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole & lactic acid bacillus & Rabeprazole....is it safe use of lactic acid bacillus??

I habe diarrhea  doctor give  medicatn
Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole  &  lactic acid bacillus & Rabeprazole....is it safe use of lactic acid bacillus??

Safe, +/- helpful: Your doctor is trying to protect you against disruption of intestinal bacteria by the antibiotics. Lactobacillus is one of those treatments that seems to make sense for this purpose, but rarely is helpful. However, it won't hurt, and you should follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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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Can hydrochloric acid supplements really work for low stomach acid?

Can hydrochloric acid supplements really work for low stomach acid?

Yes: Yes. Give them a try. But only take them after you have several bites of food eaten, else the hcl may release against your stomach and cause you discomfort. ...Read more

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What is lactic acid?

What is lactic acid?

Product of glucose: Metabolism. It is an intermediate in the metabolism of glucose and accumulates in the body if it cannot be completely broken down due to lack of oxygen or insulin. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/lactic-acid-blood-test. ...Read more

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Does lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria probiotic help weight loss or gain ?

Does lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria probiotic help weight loss or gain ?

Loss or gain: Please don't take the two items you list and see what happens over a few days. If things change for the better that's great! If not please see your primary doctor for advice and care. ...Read more

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I habe diarrhea doctor give medicatn (Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole) & ( lactic acid bacillus) ...is it safe to use lactic acid bacillus??

I habe diarrhea  doctor give  medicatn
(Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole)  & ( lactic acid bacillus) ...is it safe to use lactic acid bacillus??

Safe but unhelpful: You may take so-called probiotics but there is not good evidence that these supplements are useful. 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. ...Read more

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Can I take probiotic supplements like lactic acid bacillus while taking antibiotics like amoxicillin?

Can I take probiotic supplements like lactic acid bacillus while taking antibiotics like amoxicillin?

Yes....: Given the distribution of what is considered "normal flora" in a nale vs female body, lactobacillus is found mInly in the vagina and its secretions. You may want to try other probiotics orgood products such as Saccharomyces boulardii and Greek-stule yoghurt, respectively. ...Read more

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For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?

For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?

Ayurveda for Acidity: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable. It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress. Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity. For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more

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Salicylic acid andglycolic acid ok to use together?

Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation. ...Read more

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Can probiotics improve symptoms of acid reflux?

Can probiotics improve  symptoms of acid reflux?

Possibly so : There is decent evidence to support the use of probiotics for overall GI health. Which probiotic are you currently using, and have you experienced any benefit to date? ...Read more

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Can hydroxycitric acid raise your uric acid levels?

Why?: It doesn't matter whether it will raise uric acid levels. What matters is that it won't do anything positive for you. Why are you taking it in the first place? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What's a good dose for omega-3, docosahexaenoic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid?

What's a good dose for omega-3, docosahexaenoic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid?

200 mg: A meta-analysis study showed that above 200 mg per day there is no cardiac benefit and unknown other benefits. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux worsen by taking biotin, b12, omega 3 fish tabs. vitamin k2 , buffered vitamin c,vitamin d3 have Barrett's Esophagus and a hernia.

Can acid reflux worsen by taking biotin, b12, omega 3 fish tabs. vitamin k2 ,  buffered vitamin c,vitamin d3 have Barrett's Esophagus and a hernia.

Possibly fish oil: Fats including fish oil can sometimes aggravate reflux; this is less likely if taken with food. But certain supplements are proven beneficial for reflux, esp. melatonin. See http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/5-natural-heartburn-remedies-proven-beat-drugs and http://www.denvernaturopathic.com/MelatoninandGERD.htm and http://tinyurl.com/p88fxjm ...Read more

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Why does our fermentation make lactic acid instead of an alcoholic fermentation?

Why does our fermentation make lactic acid instead of an alcoholic fermentation?

Ineffective oxidatio: Alcohol is the result of yeast action and actually take place with yeast infection of the bowel. Lactic acid formation is a product of inefficient oxidation that is the normal way that our cells synthesize their energy. ...Read more

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Lactic Acid (Definition)

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