I just found out I have to take a course of antibiotics for strep throat. In the past, whenever I would have to take antibiotics I would be sure to eat plenty of good plain yogurt for the acidophilus and other good things to help keep things inbalance 'down there'...to prevent The Yeasties which can occur when taking these types of medications.
Now that I do not eat dairy, I wonder how I can get the good probiotics? I am NOT a fan of soy yogurt, but I can perhaps make a little smoothie or something.
There is soy yogurt- I eat Whole Soy & Co and I love it. Also, Whole Foods sells probiotic caplets that are vegan- I also have these and I like them a good bit.
What about just buying acidophilus in the form of a pill or capsule?? I take one every day to keep my immune system up...recommended by my doctor.
I also take acidophilus in capsule form....got it at walgreen's for maybe 7.99 or so....
Agreed. Take a probiotic in pill form. Most of them should be vegan, but double check anyway.
Thanks everyone, I did go get some of the acidophilus pills and they are vegan! Now I need to cross my fingers and hope they help out downstairs....
FYI Stonyfield Farm O'Soy yogurt has 6 different live active cultures in it, including acidophilus, if you ever develop a taste for yogurt. :)
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