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Doctor insights on: Liquid Probiotics

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Is it more effective to take a liquid probiotic rather than a pill? Does it digest better?

Is it more effective to take a liquid probiotic rather than a pill? Does it digest better?

U don't digest them!: "pro"-biotics put good organisms into your gut (unlike "anti"-biotics which kill bacteria) ; include: lactobacillus, acidophilus, bifidobacter, sachromyces boulardes, to name a few. Whether pill, powder, liquid, in food (yogart), take daily to maintain the probiotic organism population. Benefits include: less gas, regulated bowels, prevent infections, improve digestion, decrease inflammation. ...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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Difference in effectiveness between pill form and liquid form of probiotics? (such as Kefir)

Difference in effectiveness between pill form and liquid form of probiotics? (such as Kefir)

Both together: Probiotics consumed as food very important for welness, immunity , gut anti-inflammatory. In addition extra high dose quality probiotics proved to be benefical as prevention and adjunct treatment of inflammatory bowel problems. Yes , combine both Kefir 4 oz + Pomograneye juice 2 oz , Danactive + VSL#3 450 bil daily as breakfast. Add fresh produce , Fish, flax, ( products as VSL, Visbiome- good. ...Read more

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Do probiotic pills help with c diff. I hear meds are a quests sometimes. On vancomycin liquid 125. I hear feces transplants have good success rate.

Do probiotic pills help with c diff. I hear meds are a quests sometimes. On vancomycin liquid 125. I hear feces transplants have good success rate.

Probiotics : Probably help more with prevention than treatment and may be reasonable in patients with recurrent disease. Saccharomyces boulardii and lactobacillus rhamnosus have been studied the most. There is good evidence for fecal transplant] to treat c. Difficile but still considered investigational and not without potential risks. ...Read more

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I am on Keflex (liquid) for a UTI. It is giving me an upset stomach, burning in my esophagus and nausea. I've been taking a probiotic. What can I do?!

I am on Keflex (liquid) for a UTI. It is giving me an upset stomach, burning in my esophagus and nausea. I've been taking a probiotic. What can I do?!

Stop it, call Doc.: This is not a very common problem with Keflex. Are you taking anything else? Call your doctor for another antibiotic, if this is the cause. The whole goal of a medicine is to make you better, not worse! Not every medication is right for everyone. ...Read more

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What do ProBiotics do?

What do ProBiotics do?

Restore gut flora: We have trillions of bacteria in our intestines, most of which are friendly & support digestion, improve immune function, affect weight, influence gene expression etc. Antibiotics can kill many friendly bacteria, creating a serious long-term disruption of our flora. Probioitcs can help restore the balance friendly microbes in our GI tract. See http://bit.ly/1lbM1xS for more info. ...Read more

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Probiotics . Good for u?

Probiotics . Good for u?

Probably good: However, people respond to probiotic differently to the same strain of probiotics . Some conditions appear to respond to one and not the other. While the issues are far from resolved, i would be inclined to think that it does more good than harm overall. I myself take one daily. ...Read more

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Is probiotic a medicine?

Is probiotic a medicine?

Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes needed) they can kill off the good bacteria in our GI systems and we can have digestive problems. This can happen w/out antibiotics at times too. So, the probiotics replace the good bacteria that are missing or low. Peace and good health. Natural med. ...Read more

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What is the best probiotic?

What is the best probiotic?

Align : I tend to recommend this brand of probiotics for patients with bloating & irregular bowel habits. ...Read more

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How effective are probiotics?

How effective are probiotics?

Very: In this era of frequent antibiotic use and poor dietary habits, probiotics help replete the body's natural flora. They help prevent overgrowth of certain bacteria and keep fungal growth also at a healthy level. There have been studies also proving that probiotics contribute to intestinal health and digestion and regularity. But just like everything else, all things should be done in moderation. ...Read more

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What are the best probiotics?

Probiotics: The best choice is a timed release probiotic with multiple strains and at least millions of cultures. ...Read more