Amazing Benefits of Gut Bacteria - Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Mar 22, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What should I do to ensure growth of good bacteria in my gut?

Take more of fiber rich foods and fermented foods such as yoghurt. You can take probiotic supplements. Avoid sugary foods and processed foods.

2. Why does my doctor prescribe a lactobacillus tablet while giving oral antibiotics?

Antibiotics alter the bacterial flora ecosystem and might cause overgrowth of harmful bacteria. Lactobacillus supplement prevents this.

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