Originally Posted by RedsBaron
Yes. If you really want to freak out some people here, try Wal-Mart.
It's where I got mine. Same brands, yet far cheaper then going across the street to the GNC store.
A buddy of mine also takes acidophilus (Lactobacillus acidophilus)
which is a friendly inhabitant of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It, as well as some related strains of bacteria, is known as a probiotic. Probiotic organisms secrete enzymes that support healthy digestion.
Our intestinal flora helps regulate our digestion and stool patterns. Yeast also lives in our intestines. The yeast and the bacterial flora are constantly competing for space, and generally they keep each other in check. Sometimes, however, our bacterial flora can get depleted, such as when taking antibiotics. This allows the yeast to overgrow, which can then lead to a variety of problems: