If you subscribe to any of our print newsletters and have never activated your online account, please activate your account below for online access. By activating your account, you will create a login and password. It is excellent for your bowel flora (the microorganisms in the gut) and tasty. Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance of bacteria in the vaginal vault and can be perpetuated by sex with the same partner, failure to change the ph of the vagina, and so on. Read more If you need to take on the available advice to care for your recurrent UTI, it is uncertain. In reality, not all females with voiding symptoms result from UTI, and if yes, most of UTI in sexually active age come within 24-48 hours after intercourse. Besides, it is a necessity to make sure of no correctable underlying cause missed. Read more Yes, yogurt and probiotics can help to restore normal gut flora. So, seek comprehensive evaluation & counseling so to derive right. Read more Many yogurts in this country despite having probiotics still have lots of lactose. Antibiotics can get rid of infections but can also disrupt the normal bacteria in your gut so after taking antibiotics it is always a good idea to eat yogurt and take a probiotic for about a week or two. Read more Probiotics are a good idea whenever you're taking antibiotics, and worth continuing for a week or so afterwards. You could either try cutting out the yogurt or add lactaid capsules which have the enzyme to digest lactose to see if it makes a difference. Read more If the ada says it is real yogurt with active cultures, then you have your probiotics, but others tout specific strains of bifidus and lactobacilli as being better. In general, look for a VARIETY of strains in the product rather than highest numbers in terms of strength. Yogurt is good, but a probiotic tablet of e coli or acidophilus may help a little more. There is little hard evidence that this is the case. Read more The average yogurt you buy off the shelf in your grocery store is full of sugar and it's cultures are long- dead. It really doesn't matter what time of day you take the supplement. Read more Probiotics have had a lot of good press in recent years, but scientific proof behind them is weak.
May 9, 2012. Eating yogurt or taking a so-called probiotic when you have to take antibiotics may help prevent the diarrhea that often accompanies antibiotic. Then she had a follow up urine culture aflyer 7 days of amoxicillin and her urine was perfect! I thought we were finally out of the woods with this and 1 week af.