Can Probiotics Cause Insomnia & Sleep Problems? (SEE HOW)
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Can Probiotics Cause Insomnia & Sleep Problems? (SEE HOW)

There is a lot of buzz around probiotics lately, and for good reason. Probiotics are incredibly beneficial to our overall health. But can probiotics also cause insomnia? Well, no probiotics don’t cause insomnia. On the contrary, numerous studies have shown that probiotics can make you feel better, influence your sleep quality, and help you deal…

Can Probiotics Cause Eye Problems? (good, bad & the ugly)

Can Probiotics Cause Eye Problems? (good, bad & the ugly)

We’ve known for a long time that probiotics are “good bacteria” found in our gut. Surprisingly, they can have both good and bad effects on our eyes. Key Highlights Yeah, a 2015 study discovered that gut bacteria might provoke autoimmunity and cause uveitis (an eye problem) by activating immune system T cells in the gut….

Can Probiotics Cause SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)?
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Can Probiotics Cause SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)?

Probiotics are known as the “good gut bacteria” and are a common supplement for all ages. But if it delivers a concentrated dose of bacteria to your gut, is there a chance that it can actually cause SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)?  The answer is actually complicated. Studies on probiotics and SIBO have conflicting results. …

Can Probiotics Cause Rash and Itches? (this could be why)

Can Probiotics Cause Rash and Itches? (this could be why)

As someone who has struggled greatly with allergies and skin issues for years, I was excited to learn about the potential benefits and effects of probiotics on skin conditions. However, I quickly realized that not all probiotics are created equal. In fact, I learned that some strains can actually trigger allergic reactions and might cause…

Can Probiotics Cause Bloating? (stop or continue?)
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Can Probiotics Cause Bloating? (stop or continue?)

There’s a lot of talk about probiotics these days—and for a good reason. They can help improve your gut and overall health, but sometimes they have some side effects. Even though probiotics aid digestion, some people experience bloating when they take them. But why? Well, it’s because your body may be getting used to the…

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…

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…