DON'T TAKE PROBIOTICS AFTER ANTIBIOTICS
It’s actually bad for the gut.
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When people took probiotics after a course of antibiotics in an effort to counterbalance the meds, their gut bacteria didn’t bounce back, even five months later. But when people gave their gut bacteria time to recover on its own without the supplement, it was restored within three weeks.
That leads to a condition called gut dysbiosis: bacterial imbalances in the GI tract that can increase your risk of infection, explains study author Eran Elinav, MD, Ph.D., immunology chair at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.