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Aviod Flu: Take Probiotics

Because 70% of the immune system is in the digestive tract, it’s super important to keep your intestinal flora balanced. Probiotics are a healthy concentrated form of the good bacteria that line your gut. Take them to strengthen your immune system, especially if you’ve recently been on antibiotics.
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Natural Approach to Treating Thrush

The good news is that it will usually go away on its own within a few weeks, but in the meantime you can speed healing by:

  • boiling any pacifiers and bottle nipples for 20 minutes after each use to sterilize them
  • dab a little acidophilus on the spots in his/her mouth, or
  • dissolve 1/8 teaspoon of lactobacillus bifidus in his/her bottle

If you are breastfeeding:

  • take probiotics
  • supplement with vitamin c
  • avoid sugar (very important since yeast lives on sugar)