Probiotics side effects mean that the good bacteria are working.
Some of the more common side effects are diarrhea, gas, bloating, cramps, rashes and acne. So long as these adverse effects are minor and last no longer than 14 days, then we should be happy that things are working for the better!
If you experience temporary adverse reactions like as minor bloating or mild laxative or constipating effect these are sure signs that the beneficial bacteria are working. They will be detoxifying and improving your gut environment. While these side effects can be unpleasant, they are mild compared to those of many drugs.
How can you reduce the side effects?
1. Decrease the dosage
This should be your first trial. If you take two pills per day daily, cut this down to one per day. As your body becomes accustomed to the lower dosage, then you can try to increase the dosage back to a higher level. Do not take too many probiotics too soon in order to avoid probiotic overdose.
2. Stay hydrated
Water should help with all of your side effects. This is because if you examine the list of side effects above, these are all ways your body detoxifies, or are signs that your body is having trouble detoxifying. Water is the ultimate detoxification agent stay well hydrated.
3. Give your body time to adjust
Taking probiotics can kill tons of bad bacterium, replacing them with the good. As you can imagine, this can be quite a shock to your body. persevere for at least two weeks. If at the end of this time you are still feeling the side effects, seek medical advice.
If You Are Considering Probiotics
If you are [easyazon_link identifier=”B00QA0A84C” locale=”US” tag=”bprowloss-20″]pregnant or nursing a child[/easyazon_link], or if you considering giving a child a dietary supplement, such as probiotics, it is especially important to consult your or your child’s doctor.
Anyone with a serious underlying health problem should be monitored closely for potential negative side effects while taking probiotics. Again, consult your doctor before taking probiotics.