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Conflict Between Acidophilous and Garlic

04/12/2004

Question:

I asked this question before, it was supposedly "referred" to someone else, but not here. If I am taking acidophilous/lactobacillus and a garlic supplement, is the garlic destroying the "good bacteria" I want in my digestive system?

Answer:

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Response by:

Tanya I Edwards, MD, MEd Tanya I Edwards, MD, MEd
Formerly, Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University