Questions tagged [probiotics]

Living microorganisms consumed or applied to complement, enhance, support, rebuild, replace the natural microbiome of a human mostly in its intestinal organs or on the skin. Species used to that end include mainly certain strains of bacteria like: lactic acid bacteria, bifidobacterium, enterococcus faecalis, escherichia coli; and yeasts, like: saccharomyces boulardii und saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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How do oral probiotics reach vaginal mucosa?

I have read online (Vásquez et al. 2005) that oral lactobacillus is more effective than local suppository in the treatment of recurrent vaginal candidiasis. So how can an oral probiotic which has ...
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Determination of probiotic regimen based upon genomic profile?

I have been amazed at the accurate and pertinent results from some services such as NutriHacker (via data from 23andMe.com or DNA.Ancestry.com). This has allowed me to take my nutritional ...
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What is the best way to match a probiotic suppliment to desired strains?

Looking for a probotic suppliment with the following strains: Lactobacillus Plantarm Lactobacillus Acidophilus Lactobacillus Brevis Bifidobacterum Lactis Bifidobacterum Longum What is the best way ...
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Saccharomyces boulardii with antibiotics. When to take?

On Saccharomyces boulardii leaflet it's written that it has to be taken on an empty stomach (at least 15 minutes before eating) but if it's to be taken with antibiotics then you should take them ...
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When to take acidophilus pills?

How and when should acidophilus pills be taken? For example does it matter what time of day they should be taken or if they should be taken on an empty or full stomach?