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I have a problem with loose bowels, so should I start taking a probiotic that is supposed to help?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Depends on cause

Constant diarrhea needs to be evaluated.
It may be related to a food allergy, inflammation, or infection. First rule out serious disease before self-treating. Also, not all probiotics are alike and taking the right one can make a difference. Look for at least 1 billion colonies and at least several different strains of bacteria.

In brief: Depends on cause

Constant diarrhea needs to be evaluated.
It may be related to a food allergy, inflammation, or infection. First rule out serious disease before self-treating. Also, not all probiotics are alike and taking the right one can make a difference. Look for at least 1 billion colonies and at least several different strains of bacteria.
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