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14 Oct 2008

Echinaforce and Probiotics daily?
Hello Dr Bets,

It is going very well with me now. My HR seemed to have stabilized at about 62-72. I am very happy about it :-) I am also feeling well :-)

Another 2 questions: Me and my husband are taking echinaforce regularly, not every day, but most days. I always take it when it feels like I am getting flu or something and then my symptoms go away. We also find that we dont get sick when people around us get sick. Just want to know, I never checked this with my doctor (only started to take it after the last time I saw him). Is it fine to take echinaforce regularly? Can it have any side effects for long term use (I dont get any side effects at the moment).

Secondly, I also want to know about probiotics, is that also fine to take daily long term? Can it do any harm or will it just help your digestion. I have not taken this so regularly, but I find that I feel much less bloated when I take it...

Thanks very much Dr Bets :-)
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

HI Ruby
As far as I know it is safe to take echinaforce preventatively daily. Probiotics won't do any harm longterm
Dr Bets
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