5 Ways to Restore Gut Health after Antibiotics

by | Nov 3, 2021

Ways to Restore Gut Health after Antibiotics

In this topic, we’ll discuss 5 ways to restore gut health after Antibiotics. These 5 ways mentioned in this article will reproduce the gut-friendly bacteria’s hunted down by an antibiotic.

According to the studies it has been proven. The antibiotics prescribed by the doctors won’t only kill the enemy bacteria but friendly bacteria as well.

This could lead to several diseases; as any damage to the good bacteria could directly affect the immune system and digestion of a body. The effect could be worse if the intestinal flora is already impaired by an unhealthy or unbalanced diet.

Now after listening to this you can wonder that “why taking antibiotics could be the cause of several health problems”. These health problems could be very small to you ranges from poor sleep and digestive problems to a weakened immune system and skin allergies. But it could be the root for some serious disease.

Well, I hope your head isn’t…bumbling around! As we’ve just started and don’t worry you could prevent these issues even before they could appear in the first place.

More surprising thing is that you could even make them disappear quickly. But to do that you must check out the five methods presented by Pro-bioform to bring the intestinal flora back into balance.

Specific digestive issues cause by Antibiotics

Before discussing the ways to restore gut health after antibiotics. You must first understand the digestive issues caused by antibiotics and how it’s treated by probiotics.  

1. Correcting a dysbiotic gut microbiome

Probioform can effectively balance and repopulate a dysbiotic gut microbiome without the risk of overgrowth of single bacterias. The beneficial acids, along with the balanced formula of microbes in Probioform, offer the optimal conditions for a fast repopulation of the intestinal flora.

2. Supporting bowel regularity

Constipation and slow bowel movements affect around 40% of the population and are often a sign of a weak intestinal flora. Probioform can quickly replenish beneficial bacteria to provide both fast relief and, a long-term solution for bowel regularity. 

3. Reduction in the symptoms of Leaky Gut & Chron’s disease & Ulcerative colitis

One of the main complications with intestinal permeability is that the colon becomes permeable for leakage of waste of products into the bloodstream causing an overworked immune system and decreased nutrient absorption.

Some of the leading causes are residues of pesticides, primarily glyphosate, and gluten. A correct balance of healthy gut bacteria reduces the rotting processes in the gut and helps to repair and build up a healthy gut lining.

4. IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome)

IBS is a complex symptom that can manifest itself in many different ways. Creating the right environment for healthy, beneficial microbes to thrive can, in many cases, improve many of the symptoms experienced. These symptoms include alternating constipation and loose stool, gas & bloating, abdominal pain, and more.


Since IBS is an inflammatory condition, it is imperative to start with a small dose of Probioform – from only a few drops per day to 1 teaspoon as a starting dose.

5. Gas & Bloating

The excessive gas buildup is usually a sign of imbalanced gut flora and can also be a symptom of accumulation of undigested food. As the healthy bacteria that is provided in Probioform repopulates and balances the microbiome, waste products, and undigested food is flushed out in a natural process.

It should be noted that during this cleansing process, a person might experience an increase in the gas buildup for a short period before it reaches its natural balance again.

6. Acid reflux/Heartburn

Acid reflux is usually a symptom of an incorrect pH level in the stomach. Probioform has a low pH of 3.7 and provides the right acids to give relief from acid reflux and heartburn rapidly.

7. Relief from Diarrhea

Loose stool/diarrhea is often a sign of something entering the colon that is considered too harmful to be absorbed. The body’s natural defense system then excretes water into the colon to flush it out. This is not optimal for nutrient absorption and life quality.

5 Ways to Restore Gut Health

1. Relax

It’s commonly said that “your mood and stress levels could the health of the body”. This thought could also be supported based on the studies done all over the world. This proves that stress could increase the growth of bad bacteria; as a result, the diversity of the gut micro-biome reduces.

As mentioned earlier it could lead to several health issues that could harm the health. To prevent these health problems it’s strongly recommended to keep you relaxed in everyday life.

There is no doubt that it could be a challenging task but it can be done through regular relaxation exercises.

2. Eat soup

To overcome the side effects of antibiotics and to restore the gut you must go for foods rich in protein. Studies have shown that soup with bones includes a variety of nutrients especially minerals and amino acids.

On the other hand, the protein glutamine found in the soup is also considered an effective remedy to keep the gastrointestinal functional at all costs.

3. Eat more fiber

Pro-biotic bacteria rely mostly on fiber to get multiply and keep the digestive system functioning. Therefore it’s strongly recommended to include natural fiber-rich foods in your diets such as leeks, artichokes, garlic, apples, asparagus, bananas, and whole grains or onions.

4. Eat fermented foods

Fermented foods are considered to be rich in good bacteria as compared to any other food source. This is why eating lots of fermented food could regenerate the good bacteria in the gut especially if you have taken an antibiotic. There are some of the main fermented foods that you must include in your diet to rebalance the gut flora.

  1. Pickled vegetables
  2. Yogurt
  3. Natto or kimchi
  4. Kombucha
  5. Miso
  6. Kefir
  7. Tempeh

5. Take food supplements

The task of rebalancing the intestinal flora can’t be done over the night especially after taking an antibiotic. But it could be possible to accelerate this process by using a probiotic supplement along with the rest of the four methods.

Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How long does it take for your gut to go back to normal after antibiotics?

Based on the studies done in 2018 it could be claimed that “it’ll take around six months for the gut flora to get back to normal after taking antibiotics“.

The health of the colon can impact the overall digestive system of a body. So a colon working properly could also make you feel stronger enough to fight the disease.

2. What’s the best gut cleanse?

Different diets could be used to cleanse the gut after antibiotics. Let us check out these diets which could also make you mouth-watering.

  1. Creamy Blueberry-Pecan Overnight Oatmeal
  2. Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp and Vegetable
  3. Salmon and Asparagus with Lemon-Garlic Butter Sauce
  4. Broccoli, Chickpea and Pomegranate Salad
  5. Berry-Kefir Smoothie
  6. Kimchi Shrimp Cup of Noodles
  7. Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo Salad


 After exploring the overall article it has been proven. The germs that make you ill could be treated through antibiotics but unfortunately, antibiotics could leave several sides effects on the intestinal flora.

To make those side effects go away it’s strongly recommended to follow the 5 ways to restore gut health after antibiotics mentioned in this article. If you follow these methods correctly then I am sure it won’t be hard for you to make your flora go back to normal.

Probioform delivers probiotics into the body in the way that nature intended.

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