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Ask the doctor: Should I take a probiotic?

Ask the doctor Q. Iím hearing a lot about probiotics lately. Are they good for everyone? A. You ask a great question, but you are asking it too soon: there hasnít been enough research yet for definitive answers. However, we are in the early days of a true revolution in medicine. We are discovering that the trillions of microbes that live on or in our bodies (like in the gut)…

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