There are but a few side effects of probiotics, compared to all of those health benefits. If you know about them in advance, you will save yourself from surprises.
Unlike medications, which can have benefits but also very long lists of scary side effects, the downside to probiotics is minimal. If you are generally healthy, the side effects are usually mild:
If you have a suppressed immune system, or are under a doctor’s care, or have any concerns at all, please check with your doctor before consuming probiotics.
If your doctor approves, consider using whole, raw food and drink sources of probiotics first before supplementing with probiotic supplements or probiotic-fortified foods and drinks. Doing so could potentially prevent any rogue infections caused by a “leaky gut.” Your body will recognize the fermented whole, raw food and drink sources as nutrition. And you’ll be saving money by eating nutritious food that has extra benefits.
Again, introduce probiotic foods, drinks and supplements gradually. You'll avoid any side effects of probiotics, and soon you'll be reaping the health benefits!
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