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Old 12-10-2013, 10:07 PM   #21
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Went off the probiotics because I wasn't sure they were doing anything and I wasn't wasting my money. Boy was I wrong my system went to pot, ...
Maybe your system does need the probiotics, but I wouldn't make that call just because you saw effects from going cold turkey. Any abrupt change can cause problems.

A better test would be to cut the dose by 5-10%, go for two weeks and cut 5-10% again, repeat if you are doing OK. That gives your body time to adjust.

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Old 12-14-2013, 03:04 PM   #22
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Here is an interesting article about gut bacteria.

Extreme Diets Can Quickly Alter Gut Bacteria

Extreme Diets Can Quickly Alter Gut Bacteria | Science/AAAS | News
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Once a day, Members Mark (Sam's Club) and have been for a year. Has made a huge difference in regularity/elimination. Can't imagine going without it.
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Align is one of the worst i.e. money down the drain.
Depends on the condition I think. I have IBS and without taking Align I'm a mess. With it things are very nice. Align has B. Infantis which is hard to find in the other probiotic blends. B. Infantis works for IBS, but they don't know why. I can tell you that it works for my IBS and I'm quite pleased with it. I don't know if its a good alternative for other conditions, so I have no opinion there.
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I have been having some digestion problems for a few years. Started taking probiotics for about 6 weeks. I think that it is helping but I am not yet sure.
I am taking Ultimate 10 Probiotic from the Vitamin Shoppe. It has 13 billion organisms per capsule. The bottle shows the names of 10 different bacteria. Too much to write.
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