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Taking care of Gut health during antibiotics consumption

by Nibha Chauhan

Now a days antibiotic conception is quite common as the name suggests antibiotic helps in fighting bacterial infection but you know what it kills healthy got bacteria along with the harmful bacteria other than this it has other numerous side effects including nausea, drug allergies, diarrhea, yeast infections, etc.

This all results in lots of changes in gut flora and may take many days to recover. sometimes they are long-lasting. Whenever you are on a long treatment and consuming frequent antibiotics it is necessary to take care of your gut as lots of good bacteria live in our intestine that helps our body to break down food, maintain a strong immune system, and improve metabolic activities as well.

Now the question comes what is the solution to this situation then?

There are few answers, and one of these strongest answers is to learn the use of probiotics. Consult with your doctor or nutritionist and pick up the best-probiotic and healthy eating options so that you can help your body to recover from the side effects of antibiotics.

The meaning of this is not all probiotic works the same it depends on your health concern. For people who are immune-compromised consuming any random probiotic can be harmful there are some general probiotics and changes in the diet menu that can help in recovering the antibiotic treatment side effects. But you must concert your doctor or physician, nutritionist or dietitian

  • Few readymade probiotics like enterogermina, Yakult combination of lactobacillus, and bifidobacterium are available in the market.
  • Some food items like yogurt, kafir, kimchi, and sauerkraut can be added to the diet
  • Fiber-rich food items like beans lentils seeds nuts help in feeding good bacteria
  • Seasonal fruits will help in enhancing natural enzymatic activities in help in good digestion

We must be careful and have guidance while choosing probiotics or following a particular diet plan as there are lots of diet and drug interactions that can happen. Sometimes it can cancel or neutralize the role of antibiotics or the medicine you are consuming for a particular treatment.

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