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Have you ever wondered why some people experience great results taking probiotics while others notice nothing? Or have you tried different probiotic products but seen few or no results?

If so, you’re not alone. With so many probiotic products on the market and so much advertising it’s hard to know which probiotics are best. But to recognize the best ones, you first have to understand how probiotics work and things that go into making a good probiotic product.

Michelle’s Free Video e-Course on Probiotics

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C. difficile is at the top of the list of superbug threads in the U.S. 1 and infections continue to grow in number and increase in severity 2. One of the biggest challenges with C. difficile is that there are only a few antibiotic drugs that work against it, and one of those drugs (Flagyl) has lost much of its effectiveness in recent years.

Therefore in 2017, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released new guidelines 3 for which drugs should be prescribed for C. difficile. They also listed a relatively new and rather unorthodox treatment option for people with recurring infections.
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Dental workMost people don’t like going to the dentist, but this will make you think twice about your next visit. While you may expect to come home with a tooth ache, you don’t expect to wind up with a C. difficile infection.

Antibiotic use is a leading cause of C. diff infections. Antibiotics also damage your protective gut flora and weaken your immune system. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now admits that these drugs lead to antibiotic resistant superbug infections which can be difficult or impossible to treat.

So you don’t want to take antibiotics unless you absolutely have to. While a prescription from your doctor is the most common way to be prescribed antibiotics, a new report1 shows that dentists are a significant and overlooked source of antibiotic prescribing.
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