Taking Probiotics

Why Traditional Probiotic Strategies Don't Work & What to Do Instead...

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taking probioticsWe read endless reports of the benefits of taking probiotics.

It makes it that much more frustrating when they don’t seem to be working for you.

Why might they not be working for you?

Let’s explore the most common reasons why!

Low Diversity of Gut Flora is Behind Most Gut Problems -
But... Add Diversity Back in Stepwise Fashion 

Some probiotics may be over-stimulating short-term - start with balancing & conditioning microbes like Bifidobacteria & Spore probiotics, respectively. Start low and work up with all probiotics, and, introduce Lactobacillus & prebiotics later in your protocol to avoid unintended probiotic side effects.

I've summarized a sample progression of how to take probiotics and prebiotics & introduce them in a stepwise order!

Dr. Rinehart's Probiotic Blueprint: Taking Probiotics to Restore Microbiome Diversity

Probiotic Articles:

Favorite Probiotics:

  • Megasporebiotic (Bacillus indicus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus coagulans, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus clausii)
  • TruBifido (Bifidobacterium lactis [3 strains], Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium breve
  • Theralac (Lactobacillus acidophilusBifidobacterium lactisLactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus paracasei, Bifidobacterium lactis)
  • RestorFlora (Saccharomyces boulardii, Bacillus clausii, Bacillus subtilis)
  • HU58 (Bacillus subtilis)
  • TruFlora (Lactobacillus salivariusLactobacillus plantarumBacillus coagulans)

Favorite Prebiotics:

Antimicrobial Support:

Die-Off Support when Starting Probiotics:

  • MegaIgG2000 (serum-derived immunoglobulin concentrate)
  • Megamucosa (L-Proline, L-Serine, L-threonine, L-cysteine, Serum-derived immunoglobulin concentrate, citrus bioflavonoids)
  • Candida Control (Cellulase, Protease, Broccoli seed extract, Lactobacilli probiotic blend)
  • Enzyme Defense Pro (Protease, Catalase, Nattokinase, Serratiopeptidase, Mucolase, L-lysine, D3, Calcium, Magnesium)
  • Interfase Plus (Polysaccharide specific enzymes, Glucoamylase [with isomaltase side chain activity], Chitosanase, Cellulase, Hemicellulase / Pectinase complex, Beta-glucanase, Protein and peptide specific enzymes, Protease/Peptidase Complex with endopeptidase, exopeptidase, and DPP-IV activity, other enzymes, Lysozyme [from egg white], serratia peptidase [enteric coated], EDTA [as disodium EDTA])
  • Activated Charcoal
  • Liver G.I. Detox (alpha lipic acid, n-acetyl-l-cysteine, turmeric extract, milk thistle extract, broccoli sprout concentrate, artichoke extract, taurine, glycine, L-glutamine, L-methionine, chlorella powder)
  • Liposomal Glutathione
  • Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract)
  • Theracurmin HP (bioavailable curcumin)

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