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Erin Sykes

SYKESSTYLE TIP OF THE DAY 4

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How can probiotic supplements help with acne? Probiotics help regulate the immune system and reduce inflammation. Since skin is the largest organ of the body, its serves as a phenomenal indicator of when our bodies are off-balance. Often, generalized inflammation can manifest itself as acne, psoriasis, eczema, or dermatitis. Thus, taking a probiotic may not only help with your digestion, but also help with the clarity of your skin!

Most probiotic supplements include Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, two of the most well-studied strains. Most experts say a supplement with at least 20 billion live organisms per dose to be the most effective. Also, try switching supplements every month or two to keep your system fresh.

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