Why Your Probiotic Isn’t Working

‘I tried taking a probiotic but it doesn’t seem to be working?!’ I hear this a lot. Probiotics are a common first supplement that those with inflamed bellies attempt in order to calm their temperamental tummies. And with billions of health promoting bacteria in every capsule this should fix things, right? Not always… When it comes to probiotics there are a few things to keep in mind… Dose Many people are often not taking enough probiotics. Ideally for adults we can start with a minimum of 25 BILLION CFU’s (culture forming units) and often go up as high as 100 billion CFU’s. That may seem like a lot, but your gut often houses 10’s of TRILLIONS of microbes so your little probiotic capsule is o

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