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Super Probiotics Aids Diabetes
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
Can probiotics affect the colour of my stool, like turn it beige in colour, I take meds for blood pressure and I am borderline pre diabetes?
Yes: Female, Age unstated, asks Can probiotics affect the colour of my stool, like turn it beige in colour I take meds for blood pressure and I am borderline pre diabetic? Probiotics are Friendly Bacteria that help to restore the bowels disrupted by Infection, Diarrhea, Constipation, Antibiotics, Chemotherapy, even Stress to Balance and Good Health. Yes it can affect stool color depending on ones food ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetes: I need more information. There is nothing in an elevated blood sugar that would lead one to think you have HIV infection. Now, if you have HIV infection and are on medications there is some chance that the medications affecting the liver can elevate you cholesterol components. But, there is not much that would raise the blood sugars unless you are pre-diabetic or overweight or eating poorly. ...Read more
Oral thrush w/ no hiv/aids, no medications, no diabetes, nothing unusual. I am worried b/c everything i read says that highly unusual for adult thrush?
Unlikely diagnosis: In virtually all the cases i've seen like this, the worried patients don't have thrush at all, just a white coating on the tongue, which they spend way too much time looking at in the mirror. It doesn't help that some doctors make the same mistake. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have just been wondering about my boyfriend, he has diabetes but has dark skin scars all over his leg... His ex have hiv/aids i was just wondering?
Yes: probiotic super 8 is a mix of 'good' bacteria to repopulate your bowel when your usual healthy mixture has been changed by disease or antibiotic use Bonita is a proprietorial mix of natural ingredients intended to promote healthy nail growth. There should be no inactivation or adverse interactions If further questions, check with your practitioner ...Read more
Help with what?: Probiotics MAY help. They are usually still alive, if stored properly all the time from production, through shipping, to being on the store shelf. The living microorganisms get weaker and die over time. The problem is that nobody can really tell how much live material was in the package to start, how much is alive when one buys it, how much survives at home, nor how much goes to one's intestine. ...Read more
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
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. Look for multiple strain products. ...Read more
Yogurt tastes better: These contain the "good organisms" living symbiotically with you. Certain condition such as use of antibiotics often kill-off too many of these good bugs and leave us more susceptible to illness from other bad bugs. Probiotics basically replace some of the loss of the good bug and hopefully restore the balance. Both are safe, but yogurts taste better? And contain calciums/vitamins. Good luck. ...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