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1.Acidophilus and Other Probiotics
4.Brewer s Yeast
5.Functional Foods
6.Ulcerative Colitis
7.Vaginal Infection
9.Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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1.Once I've taken probiotics for a few months, will the positive bacteria remain in my system, or do I have to keep taking them?
2.I am curious why some probiotics do not require refrigeration even though they contain some of the same bacteria in probiotics that require refrigeration? Which probiotics need to be refrigerated?
3.Can probiotics help lower cholesterol?
4.I eat one to two cups of Greek yogurt every day. Do I still need to take a probiotic supplement?
5.Can probiotics reduce anxiety?
6.I developed a rash soon after starting a probiotic. Is it possible to be allergic to probiotics?
7.Do probiotics really help prevent or treat vaginal yeast infections?
8.With probiotics, how many CFUs should I look for as the dose? Is more necessarily better?
9.When is the best time to take probiotics to prevent diarrhea from antibiotics - before, during, or after the course of antibiotic treatment?
10.Do probiotics have to be enterically coated to be effective?
11.Do probiotics help with lactose intolerance?
12.Do probiotics that come in different forms, like gum or lozenges, really work?
13.Have you heard of the probiotic, Keybiotics? Does it do what it claims, and is it worth the money they charge?
14.I've seen the bacteria in Activia listed as Bifidobacterium animalis, Bifidobacterium lactis and Bifidus Regularis. Which is correct?
15.Is it best to take probiotic supplements with or without food? It seems like everyone has a different recommendation.
16.The probiotic I am taking looks pink. Does this mean it is spoiled or no longer "active"?
17.What are prebiotics? Is it important to look for them when choosing a probiotic supplement?
18.What is Lactospore? I see it is an ingredient in some probiotic supplements.
19.Is the probiotic "Milk Test," as described on many websites, really an effective way to test the quality of the bacteria in probiotic supplements at home?
20.Are enteric coated supplements better than non-enteric coated ones?
21.How do I choose the best probiotic supplement? There are so many different strains of bacteria!
22.Which supplements have been shown to be helpful for autism?
23.Do vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements lose effectiveness with exposure to high temperatures and is it safe to order supplements by mail in the summer?
24.What is the difference between the "Best By" date and the "Date of Manufacture" on a supplement label? How do I know how long my supplement will last before it "goes bad"?
25.Which supplements are helpful to have when traveling? Any tips on how to best store supplements on trips?
26.I take omeprazole (Prilosec), a proton pump inhibitor, to reduce stomach acid. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug? (in Comments)
27.Do any supplements help for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
28.Do any supplements help prevent or treat a cold?
29.I read that sterol supplements to lower cholesterol like CholestOff can block the absorption of vitamins. Is that true?
30.I take fluoxetine (Prozac), a SSRI drug to treat depression. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug? (in Comments)
31.Which supplements are best for seasonal allergies?
32.Can a probiotic help men with prostatitis?
33.Does turmeric/curcumin help for osteoarthritis in dogs and cats? Is it safe?
34.How do I choose the best CoQ10 supplement? (in Comments)
35.Is it true that NAC can help clear nasal passages?
36.Is it true that yogurt and kefir can trigger migraines?
37.My dog is getting older and his veterinarian recently recommended giving him a glucosamine supplement for his joints. Has tested these, or other supplements for pets?
38.What is carrageenan? Should I be concerned that it is an ingredient in my supplement? (in Comments)
39.Which supplements can help with indigestion and/or heartburn?
40.Can CoQ10 or ubiquinol be ruined by heat? I recently purchased several bottles of Qunol Plus from and they arrived hot. The soft gels are not melted, but I am concerned.
41.I have low blood pressure. Are there any supplements I should avoid?
42.Do any supplements help for ulcerative colitis?
43.How can I find supplements that are gluten-free on
44.Which supplements can help treat constipation?
45.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking an antibiotic? Are there any that may be helpful?
46.Are liquid vitamins better than pills?
47.Which supplements help with depression and anxiety?
48.Which supplements can help to lower blood pressure?
49.Is it okay to crush a tablet and consume the powder or add the powder to food, rather than swallowing the tablet whole?
50.Are "medical foods" such as VSL 3, proven to work? Does the FDA approve them?
51.Do any supplements help relieve stress?
52.Is it true that iodine can cause acne or other skin problems?
53.Do any supplements help with gum disease or periodontitis?
54.Tablets I purchased are becoming "crumbly" after a few weeks and are easy to break. Is there a problem with this supplement?
55.Do any supplements reduce side of effects of chemotherapy?
56.Which supplements can help lower or control my blood sugar?
57.How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?

Clinical Updates Found:
2018 Probiotic for Abdominal Pain (10/02/2018)
 When To End Probiotics? (09/09/2018)
 Probiotics for Gum Disease (08/28/2018)
 Probiotic Concern (08/21/2018)
 Probiotics & Exercise Performance (07/31/2018)
 Probiotics for Bones (06/23/2018)
 Probiotic for IBS? (06/12/2018)
 Probiotic Effective for People With Mania (05/30/2018)
 Do Probiotics Affect Weight? (03/06/2018)
2017 Probiotic for Dermatitis (12/19/2017)
 Probiotic Reduces Colic (10/18/2017)
 Changed VSL#3 Probiotic? (09/27/2017)
 Probiotic for Dandruff? (08/30/2017)
 Probiotic Reduces Depression in IBS (05/26/2017)
 Probiotic Reduces Diabetes Risk In Pregnancy (04/15/2017)
 Prebiotics for Appetite Control? (03/11/2017)
 Probiotic for Allergy (03/04/2017)
 Timing Probiotics with Antibiotics Is Key (02/28/2017)
 Probiotics and Weight? (02/13/2017)
2016 Probiotic for Bloating and Abdominal Discomfort? (11/22/2016)
 Probiotic Speeds Recovery From Fracture (09/27/2016)
 Inulin for Constipation (08/16/2016)
 Probiotics Reduce Diarrhea from Anitibiotics (05/18/2016)
 Probiotics a Waste of Money? (05/15/2016)
 Probiotic for Fat Loss (04/30/2016)
 Probiotic Helps with IBS (03/02/2016)
 Probiotic May Help Prevent ADHD (01/31/2016)
2015 Triglyceride-Lowering with a Probiotic (11/07/2015)
 Prebiotic Helps With Weight (10/27/2015)
 Probiotic Helps with Constipation (10/24/2015)
 Probiotic Shortens Respiratory Infections (10/21/2015)
 Probiotic Improves IBS Symptoms (10/06/2015)
 Probiotic Increases Bowel Movement Frequency (09/22/2015)
 Probiotic Approved for Throat Infections (09/02/2015)
 Prebiotics for Immune Health (08/02/2015)
 Probiotics May Not Work As Thought (07/22/2015)
 Probiotic Lowers Triglycerides (07/08/2015)
 Probiotic Foods and Social Anxiety (06/21/2015)
 Probiotic May Aid Fat Loss (05/31/2015)
 Probiotics Might Reduce Risk of Depression (04/19/2015)
 Preventing Eczema with Probiotics (03/29/2015)
 Probiotic Prevents Bloating from Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) (02/21/2015)
 Probiotic Reduces Antibiotic-associated Diarrhea (01/20/2015)
2014 Probiotic Reduces GI Pain in IBS (12/17/2014)
 Prebiotic for Reducing Anxiety? (12/07/2014)
 Probiotics Reduce Cholesterol / Improve Liver Function (10/25/2014)
 Probiotics Lower Blood Pressure (07/26/2014)
 Probiotics: An Alternative to Antibiotics for Mastitis? (05/29/2014)
 Probiotic Gum for Throat Infections (05/29/2014)
 Probiotic for IBS Symptoms (05/25/2014)
 Probiotic Helps a Little with Allergy (04/20/2014)
 Probiotic Not Always Useful in Infant Colic (04/20/2014)
 Probiotic Helps with Colic (03/19/2014)
 Probiotic Helps Women Shed Pounds (02/02/2014)
2013 Probiotic Significantly Reduces Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea (12/21/2013)
 Probiotics for Oral Health? (11/17/2013)
 Probiotic Helps Prevent Recurrence of Diverticular Disease (10/13/2013)
 New Probiotic Study (08/11/2013)
 Probiotic for Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (06/30/2013)
 Probiotic Reduces Abdominal Fat (05/27/2013)
 More Probiotic Concerns (01/20/2013)
2012 Probiotics Reduce Risk of Diarrhea After Antibiotics (11/25/2012)
 Probiotic Helps Preterm Infants (10/21/2012)
 Probiotics Reduce Risk of Diarrhea from Antibiotics (05/14/2012)
2011 Probiotics and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (01/02/2011)

Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Dog Treats, Food Recalled Due to Salmonella, Listeria Risk (02/27/2018)
2.Seller of Vitamin D, Omega-3's, Whey Protein & More Warned for Drug Claims (02/02/2018)
3.Bones and Packaged "Bone Treats" Dangerous for Dogs (11/21/2017)
4.Probiotic for Infants Recalled Due to Potential Choking Hazard (09/08/2017)
5.FDA Warns Seller of Probiotic and Omega-3 Supplements for Manufacturing Violations (06/07/2017)
6.Xylitol in Supplements Poses Danger for Dogs (05/14/2016)
7.Seller of Omega-3, Probiotics & SuperFoods Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (05/30/2015)
8.Gluten Found in More Than Half of Popular Probiotic Supplements Tested (05/20/2015)
9.Maker of Aloe, Weight Loss Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (12/30/2014)
10.Maker of Probiotic Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (12/30/2014)
11.Risk of Fungal Infection from Probiotics in People with Weakened Immune System (12/10/2014)
12.Probiotic Powder Recalled (11/17/2014)
13.Seller of "Nerve", "Cleanse" and Probiotic Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/05/2014)
14."Superfood" Greens Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (08/04/2014)
15.Maker of Digestive Health Supplement Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (02/05/2014)
16.Metagenics Warned For Misbranding of Medical Foods and Drug Claims (09/13/2013)
17.Maker of Probiotic, Iron and Folic Acid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations (05/03/2013)
18.Probiotic Recalled Due To Undeclared Soy (03/21/2013)
19.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
20.FDA and FTC Warn: Supplements Cannot Prevent, Treat Or Cure Cold And Flu (02/21/2013)
21.Pet Supplement Company Issues Recall Due To Potential Bacterial Contamination (02/21/2013)
22.Maker of Probiotic and Sports Drinks Warned For Manufacturing Violations (11/21/2012)
23.Maker of Blood Pressure, Probiotic, Resveratrol and Hormonal Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (11/21/2012)
24.Maker of Probiotic Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (10/17/2012)
25.Prebiotics Recalled For Salmonella Risk (09/07/2012)
26.Children's Probiotics Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination (07/10/2012)
27.FDA Warns Nutrition Center Inc (Nutri-West) of Manufacturing Violations (10/05/2011)
28.FDA Seizes Probiotics Over Marketing Claims (06/21/2011)
29.Four Probiotic Products in Canada May Pose Serious Health Risks to Those with Milk or Soy Allergies (12/26/2010)

News Releases Found:
2018 Best Probiotic Supplements and Kombuchas? -- ConsumerLab Tests 41 Popular Products, Reveals Problems and Top Picks (05/02/2018)
 Magnesium, Curcumin, and Apple Cider Vinegar Rise in Popularity, While Probiotics Dip and Calcium Continues to Decline in Latest Survey of Supplement Users (02/24/2018)
2017 Vitamin D Supplements Maintain Top Spot in Popularity, as Probiotics Surpass Multivitamins to #4 Behind Fish Oil and CoQ10 in Latest Survey (02/24/2017)
2016 Best CoQ10? Tests Popular CoQ10 and Ubiquinol Supplements and Reveals Its Top Picks (12/21/2016) Discovers Problems with Most Multivitamins for Dogs and Cats (07/29/2016)
 Vitamin D Supplements Jump to Top Spot in Popularity, Surpassing Fish Oil, as Probiotics Rise to #5 Spot Behind CoQ10 and Multivitamins in Survey (02/24/2016)
2015 Some Surprising Results from Tests of 43 Probiotic Supplements and Kefir Drinks (11/06/2015) Tests Reveal Best and Worst Magnesium Supplements (06/10/2015)'s Tests of Digestive Enzyme Supplements Reveal What Labels Don't (05/05/2015)
 Best Supplements for Bone Health? Finds Products with Multiple Ingredients More Likely to Contain Wrong Amounts (04/28/2015)
 CoQ10 & Ubiquinol Supplements Vary in Quality, as Well as Dose, Absorption, and Price According to (03/17/2015) Shows Chinese Consumers What's Really in Foods and Supplements -- U.S. Testing Company Expands to China, Launches (03/05/2015)
 Use of Magnesium and Probiotics Rise, Multivitamins and Weight Loss Supplements Fall, According to Survey (02/28/2015)
2014 Calcium, Vitamin C, and Fish Oil Supplements Drop in Use, Probiotics Rise According to Survey (02/13/2014)
2013 Many Probiotic Supplements Fall Short on Listed Amounts of Helpful Organisms (11/25/2013)
 Use of CoQ10, Digestive Enzymes, Probiotics and B Vitamins on the Rise According to Survey (01/31/2013)
2012 Probiotics grow in popularity but don't always deliver on promises says -- New report provides guidance to consumers (02/09/2012)
 Fish oil and multivitamins most popular supplements in survey -- Internet most popular place to shop (02/05/2012)
 Do African mango supplements help with weight loss? investigates the evidence (01/17/2012)
2011 Vitamin D use increased 52% in past two years according to survey of supplement users -- Fish oil continued to surpass multivitamins as most popular supplement and Internet was most common place to buy supplements (01/31/2011)
2010 Fish oil becomes most popular dietary supplement in survey; Vitamin D and resveratrol use surge (01/31/2010)
2009 finds many probiotics don't deliver listed ingredients (11/16/2009)
 Most vitamin E supplements pass testing, but what seems natural may be synthetic according to -- New review of vitamin E supplements, oils, and creams released today (08/04/2009)
 40% of Green Tea and Selenium Products Fail Review of Cancer-Prevention Supplements; Lycopene Supplements Pass (04/28/2009) Warns of Problems with Multivitamins and Vitamin Water -- Defects Found in Over 30% of Supplements Selected for Testing; Several Popular Children's Multis Exceed Tolerable Limits (03/31/2009)
2006 Probiotic supplements grow in popularity but viable bacteria missing in many — cautions consumers to select probiotics carefully and store them properly (12/12/2006) responds to vitamin industry claim to be "vindicated" in defamation case (11/17/2006)
 Tests of "muscle" supplements finds some "weak" products but most contain expected creatine, HMB, or amino acids — Review of muscular enhancement supplements published by (11/13/2006) report on CoQ10 supplements finds quality high but large range in suggested dosage (10/20/2006)
 Care advised with natural cold remedies: finds few products with proper quality and directions — offers advice from tests of echinacea, garlic, ginseng, vitamin C, and zinc supplements (10/10/2006)
 DHEA supplements, touted for anti-aging and strength, reviewed by — Testing finds one brand with 215% of the labeled amount (09/19/2006)
 Over 70% of herbal sleep supplements fail tests for quality by — Results for 16 valerian products released today (08/15/2006) evaluates cholesterol-lowering supplements — Test results available for over 90 products; Review of nine popular ingredients (08/01/2006)
 What's in a garlic supplement? Consumerlab finds few brands have it right and many mislead (06/22/2006)
 Problems persist with ginseng supplements — finds nearly half of products lack ingredient or contaminated (05/24/2006) tests cancer-prevention supplements; several contaminated with lead or low in ingredient
— Report available for green tea, selenium, and lycopene supplements
(04/26/2006) reports on supplements for bone health containing calcium and vitamin D— Results posted for 32 supplements for adults and children; One found contaminated with lead (03/13/2006) finds most prostate supplements have correct ingredients, but three fail testing — Results posted for 22 supplements containing saw palmetto and beta-sitosterol (02/06/2006)
 Sexual enhancement supplements analyzed by (01/25/2006)
 Tests of memory enhancing supplements by reveals lead in some ginkgo (01/03/2006)
2005 testing of alpha lipoic acid supplements from Japan finds no ingredient in one product; Most others meet claims — Japanese consumers urged to research product quality (08/31/2005)
2004 expands testing to Japan — Testing Organization Expands to Help Japanese Consumers Determine Quality of Health and Nutrition Products (12/14/2004) finds Omega-3 fish oil supplements safer than fish but quality varies among brands — Test of 41 Supplements Finds No Mercury or PCB Contamination, But Some Spoiled or Lacking Claimed Oils (12/14/2004)
2003 Acidophilus" and other probiotic supplements gain in popularity but live bacteria missing in many — releases review online today (01/21/2003)
2002 Top quality melatonin products identified by — Hormone supplement used to treat sleep disturbances due to jet travel and other causes (12/30/2002)
 Lupus patients cautioned about hormone supplement — releases DHEA testing results online today (12/10/2002)
 Enormous variation found in strength of garlic supplements — most popular herb in U.S. — releases results online today (10/29/2002)
 Problems found with most sexual enhancement supplements evaluated by — Only 9 of 22 products pass independent review (09/24/2002) finds some spoilage and inaccuracy among omega-3 and 6 supplements — List released of evening primrose, flaxseed and other GLA/ALA products that passed testing  (08/07/2002) finds lead contamination remains a problem for certain mineral supplements — Lead found in iron, magnesium and, most recently, potassium pills (07/16/2002) reviews radioprotective Iodine pills in response to terrorist threats — Quality of products is high, but local access is poor (06/25/2002) lists magnesium products that passed testing — Some products fail due to excess magnesium and lead contamination (05/15/2002)


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