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Lactobacillus acidophilus

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Lactobacillus acidophilus: Lactobacillus acidophilus is commonly known as a "good bacteria" that lives in the human body, especially in the digestive system and vagina. Lactobacillus acidophilus plays an important role in healthy digestion, vitamin production, and in warding off harmful infectious bacteria. Lactobacillus acidophilus is available in supplements and in foods such as yogurt and milk in which Lactobacillus acidophilus has been added.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Lactobacillus acidophilus

Adequate amounts of Lactobacillus acidophilus are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Lactobacillus acidophilus

Adequate amounts of Lactobacillus acidophilus are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Lactobacillus acidophilus

Excessive intake of Lactobacillus acidophilus may involve the following risks:

  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Vaginal burning
  • Infection of heart valves
  • Not for people who have had recent bowel trauma or surgery
  • Medical monitoring needed for use in people with compromised immune systems
  • Consult with our healthcare practitioner before using in pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Descriptions of Lactobacillus acidophilus

Lactobacillus acidophilus: A species of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria isolated from the intestinal tract of humans and animals, the human mouth, and vagina. This organism produces the fermented product, acidophilus milk.
Source: Diseases Database

Lactobacillus acidophilus: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Lactobacillus acidophilus) include:

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