Question by  bazillion (87)

Do I need a doctor's opinion before taking probiotics?

Do doctors recommend them?


Answer by  Latin4 (11170)

Since probiotics are taken for the digestive system, a check-up with your physician should be done before taking anything regarding the digestive system. A good rule of thumb is, before taking any over the counter medication you should consult your physician first.


Answer by  aearthdragon (471)

Do you have any immuno-compromising diseases? If not, then no worries. Do you know normal yogart has probiotics in it? Yep, probiotics are simply health bacteria that help crowd help the bad, or with digestion.


Answer by  dr84bhl (2789)

Doctors do recommend probiotics, they can be found in yogurts and are considered very helpful to your digestive system and immune system the probiotic helps stop harmful bacteria forming in your digestive tract. As probiotic can be taken in everyday food it is not considered to be expensive.


Answer by  Tea (97)

It is always a good idea to consult a medical professional before putting anything that is prescription strength into your body. You may be an ideal candidate or it could be very bad for you. Get a professional opinion first!

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