Probiotics have been one of the buzziest health trends of the past decade—though they’ve actually been around forever in various fermented foods—and have quickly become a regular part of many people’s diets and supplement regimens. Though usually associated with gut health, probiotics have also been heavily marketed towards people with vaginas. This makes sense because…
Even at our cleanest, we are covered in germs and we are full of germs. It’s ok! That’s totally normal. These microorganisms are essential to our health. You probably don’t need to mess with them, but if you’d like to try, the terms to know are prebiotics and probiotics.