• Probiotics shouldn't be treated as a food supplement, according to a new study

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Gene Kim
    While evidence suggests probiotics can be beneficial to your health, they may also have serious side effects.
    A new study found probiotics can cause bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine and symptoms of disorienting brain fogginess.
    Most symptoms are temporary - for patients who replaced probiotics with antibiotics, most symptoms of brain fogginess and bloating were alleviated.
    The lead researcher of the study said probiotics should be "treated as a drug," rather than a food supplement.
    Bacteria used to have a bad rap. Then along came probiotics.
    Suddenly it became...
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