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Different strains of probiotic bacteria vary widely in
their side effects and efficacy, especially in people
whose immune systems are compromised by
illness or age, reports Mary Ellen Sanders, Ph.D., a
food microbiologist, in an article published in 2008
in the journal "Clinical Infectious Diseases."
Sanders states that it's unwise to assume that using
probiotics will restore a healthy balance of microbial
flora in all consumers. Overgrowth of certain strains
of bacteria could be harmful, causing infections or
allergic reactions if used incorrectly.
From: Probiotic Risks
Furthermore, probiotic use may lead to
over stimulation of the immune response,
metabolism, or transfer of genes.
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