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Doctor insights on: What Are The Benefits Of Acidophilus With Pectin

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I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

To fix bloating?: Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver &/or gut disease). As to your question: There is considerable value to probiotics like Acidophilus (see prior HealthTap answers on the subject); not so much with apple cider vinegar, for anything. ...Read more

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Does acidophilus help with bloating?

Does acidophilus help with bloating?

Yes: Better and more natural way would be to take full fat plain yogurt (you can add fruits or chopped cucumber and garlic) a few times a week for food and other fermented foods.
Make sure that the fermented foods that you buy are not pasteurized after the fermentation. It is hard to get such foods. Therefore I do suggest to my patients to prepare their own yogurt, pickles, ……
Best, Siranush Cholakian ...Read more

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Are acidophilus and probiotics same thing?

Are acidophilus and probiotics same thing?

Not really: Probiotics include many species, some of which may be acidophilus. ...Read more

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Can acidophilus help stop my son's diarrhea?

Can acidophilus help stop my son's diarrhea?

Maybe, maybe not: Acidophilus as as a benign product will not hurt a kid with diarrhea, and the beneficial organisms in the product can help the gut build up a normal level of helpful bacteria. It can be a helpful product in helping a kid get over diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is it bad for guys to take an acidophilus vitamin?

Is it bad for guys to take an acidophilus vitamin?

Often no: Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacterium found inside the bowel of humans and is considered beneficial flora. It represents 1 species of many in the microbiome (all the living matter in our bowel not us), which makes up ~3# of an adult's body weight. A healthy microbiome makes vitamins for us and balances immunity. Person with milk allergy may have problems with probiotics containing milk. ...Read more

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Are acidophilus chews supposed to give you diarrhea?

Are acidophilus chews supposed to give you diarrhea?

Not typically: Acidophilus chews are known to cause harmless effects like hiccups, excess gas and belching. Diarrhea, while uncommon, should be minimal.

If you experience any of the following side effects :
Rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, difficulty breathing, weakness, nausea or vomiting

notify your doctor or go to the ER right away. ...Read more

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Can you take acidophilus if your allergic to penicillin?

Can you take acidophilus if your allergic to penicillin?

Yes: Acidophilus and penicillin have a low chance of interaction. Acidophilus itself should not contain any cross-reactive allergens similar to penicillin. ...Read more

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Is it beneficial to take both probiotics and acidophilus?

Same thing: Acidophilus is a probiotic, so you really don't need to take both. ...Read more

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Can you take two different brands of probiotics everyday such as align and acidophilus?

Can you take two different brands of probiotics everyday such as align and acidophilus?

Should be OK: One recommendation for dosing probiotics is to take them three to four times daily, with the total daily dose between 1 billion to 10 billion cfu (medscape). It seems many studies were done with lactobacillus, but other strains have also shown to be helpful either alone or in combination with each other. ...Read more

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I've read where it's safe to insert acidophilus capsules vaginally and did this last night -my question is does the capsule just dissolve?

I've read where it's safe to insert acidophilus capsules vaginally and did this last night -my question is does the capsule just dissolve?

Yes: This is quite safe and often effective and yes, the capsule will dissolve, just as it does in your stomach (though it might take longer to dissolve than when in your stomach). ...Read more

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Galectin 3 is now 61, other than modified citrus pectin-2.4 grams per day in capsule form, is there anything else that I can use to get the g3 to 12?

Galectin 3 is now 61, other than modified citrus pectin-2.4 grams per day in capsule form, is there anything else that I can use to get the g3 to 12?

Galectin 3: Altho galectin 3 is associated with numerous, widespread conditions, the test is approved only for chronic heart failure. Best way to lower levels is to work closely with your doc in all modalities used to control chf—fluid restriction, diuretics, daily weight checks, possible pacemaker. Discuss these options with doc. ...Read more

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What does overdosing on acidophilus do?

What does overdosing on acidophilus do?

Dr Weil says....: See: http://www. Drweil. Com/drw/u/QAA83786/Overdosing-on-Acidophilus. Html Dr. Weil indicated that is likely that an overdose of acidophilus would not be harmful. ...Read more

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Can I take acidophilus with plan B?

Can I take acidophilus with plan B?

Yes: The probiotic acidophilus should not affect the absorption or effectiveness of Plan B. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can I take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Can I take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Of course, but...: ...What are you trying to treat? If you are experiencing a flare of inflammatory bowel disease, please don't self medicate but call your doctor for optimal advice. He/she knows you best. ...Read more

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Is acidophilus powder safe to take for a 15 month old?

Is acidophilus powder safe to take for a 15 month old?

Acidophillus: Probiotics are safe for a 15 month old. I like Florastor which is over the counter for kids ...Read more

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Can you tell me is taking acidophilus good for vaginal health?

Can you tell me is taking acidophilus good for vaginal health?

Yes: Probiotics are excellent for maintaining not only good vaginal health, but gastrointestinal health as well. Get a probiotic that also has lactobacilli. ...Read more

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Modified citrus pectin sold contains lead when they r supposed to remove lead. Is this true & safe?

Question?: I'm not clear on exactly what you are asking. I recommend modified citrus pectin to any patients with high Galectin-3 levels. I'm not aware of a problem with lead contamination of it. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Is acidophilus safe on vulva?

Is acidophilus safe on vulva?

Yes: Yes, Acidophilus won't hurt the vulva. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What amino acids does pectin have?

What amino acids does pectin have?

Pectin is: A type of plant fiber, I don't believe it contains any amino acids. ...Read more

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Does pectin have an affect on warfarin?

Does pectin have an affect on warfarin?

Warfarin: Pectin should not affect warfrin unless it is mixed with vitamin k. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies for thrush and acidophilus?

Are there any remedies for thrush and acidophilus?

Oral thrush: Usually an antifungal rinse is used or an oral medication like diflucan can be prescribed by your medical provider. ...Read more

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Do people use Monistat as a suppository and take acidophilus orally at the same time?

Do people use Monistat as a suppository and take acidophilus orally at the same time?

Yes: The two will not interfere with each other, but there are not good data to prove that acidophilus taken orally will help a vaginal yeast infection. If you are already taking acidophilus for other reasons, then no problem. ...Read more

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