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Probiotics or other?

I had two surgeries in the last 6 weeks for kidney stones, and also developed a blood infection (not sure how yet). I was on antibiotics for 5 weeks, IV. 3 times daily at home. Obviously this did not help my IBS D. Now I am having to take more ATBs as a preventive measure until a final procedure in about 3 weeks. These are taken orally and do not seem as strong. Is there something I can do to rebuild my gut microbiota in the mean time? Thanks in advance!

  1. Hi ,

    Try eating fermented foods like sauerkraut or kimchi. Basically anything pickled. They help rebuild the gut microbiome. Also I've been told by my dietician to "eat the rainbow." So veggies and fruit that are green, red, yellow, blue etc.

    I hope this helps some.

    Hugs, Elizabeth (team member)

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