Can Probiotics Make Diarrhea Worse? (see why)

Can Probiotics Make Diarrhea Worse? (see why)

Researchers have performed studies that suggest that probiotics can shorten the recovery duration of infectious diarrhea by about half a day or two days. This hints that probiotics are involved in the regulation of bowel movements. So, here is an overview of its implications in diarrhea. Key Points: It cannot be denied that probiotics may…

Does Coffee Kill Probiotics? (how caffeine destroys good gut bacteria)

Does Coffee Kill Probiotics? (how caffeine destroys good gut bacteria)

Are you a coffee drinker but also wish to enjoy the benefits of probiotics in your gut?  You’ve probably heard that coffee is bad for probiotics, can make your gut more acidic and less bacteria-friendly, and shouldn’t be consumed with your supplements.  While studies on probiotics are limited, there’s some evidence that drinking coffee might…

9 Best Probiotics For Breastfeeding Moms (2024 UPDATED)
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9 Best Probiotics For Breastfeeding Moms (2024 UPDATED)

The results of probiotic studies vary over the years, and they even have conflicting results. Still, there have been several that show the positive effects of good bacteria for breastfeeding moms and their babies. In this article, I’m sharing with you my top 9 favorite probiotics for nursing moms and tips on how you can…

Can Probiotics Change Your Taste Buds? (how bad?)

Can Probiotics Change Your Taste Buds? (how bad?)

Like the gut, vagina, or urinary bladder, our mouth also possesses an oral microbiome that influences our oral health and taste perception. For this reason, probiotics, especially in the Lactobacillus and Streptococcus genus, may harbor the potential to alter the composition of the oral microbiome. This also hints that if you already have a stable…

9 Best Probiotics for SIBO Treatment (methane, constipation, IBS)
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9 Best Probiotics for SIBO Treatment (methane, constipation, IBS)

Although there’s an ongoing debate on whether probiotics can cause SIBO or not, there have also been many people who have also used probiotics to alleviate their symptoms (and that actually worked for them). In this article, I’ll share with you my top 9 favorite probiotics for SIBO, plus some tips on how to choose…

7 Best FDA-Approved Probiotics List (UPDATED)

7 Best FDA-Approved Probiotics List (UPDATED)

Searching for the best probiotics can be a challenge, especially with so many options you can choose from. You certainly want to choose an effective yet safe probiotic. FDA-approved medications are safe and effective, but are there any FDA-approved probiotics? Well, there aren’t any FDA-approved probiotics as we covered here. As of the moment, the…

5 Best Refrigerated Probiotics 2024 (where to buy?)

5 Best Refrigerated Probiotics 2024 (where to buy?)

Refrigerated probiotics are notorious for being less potent and weaker than shelf-stable ones. But in reality, these supplements are just as effective as their thermos-stable fellows except for the efforts needed for proper storage. Hence, there’s no questioning their viability or efficacy because refrigeration, in fact, keeps those good bacteria alive for longer periods of…

7 Best Probiotics For Gastritis That Works Fast (trusted brands)
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7 Best Probiotics For Gastritis That Works Fast (trusted brands)

Millions of people suffer from gastritis, a condition wherein the lining of your stomach becomes inflamed. Many of those cases are due to Helicobacter pylori. You’re not alone in this situation. That’s why I’ve prepared this guide to help you find the best probiotics for gastritis.  Although I discovered that most probiotic supplements don’t really…

Can Probiotics Change Your Urine Color? (dark, cloudy, or orange?)

Can Probiotics Change Your Urine Color? (dark, cloudy, or orange?)

As someone who has spent years studying gut health, I can attest to the fact that the topic can be both fascinating and complex. Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around probiotics and how they can improve overall health, including bladder health. But have you ever wondered if probiotics can change the color…

Can Probiotics Cause Kidney Problems? (stones, failure, pains)

Can Probiotics Cause Kidney Problems? (stones, failure, pains)

Before making any decisions about adding probiotics into your daily routine, it’s important to understand the risk factors associated with taking these supplemental bacteria strains and how they could potentially affect your kidneys. Recent studies show about 10% of the world population and 15% of the US adult population is affected by kidney disease. These…