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MaryBethBurke, Just wondering if the Florastor probiotic your taking helps with stomach aches after I eat some foods? I'm always afraid to go out to eat somewhere and have that horrible cramping… read more
I have been reading that prebiotics help probiotics in controlling ibs symptoms. Some of these supplements can be costly and I am hoping to get information from other members if they use both prebiotics & probiotics. Are prebiotics really effective ? Do you find probiotics effective? Any side effects from them ? What supplements work best for you if you take these ? So many to chose from !
My GI doctor wants me to take probiotics. For the past 6 or 7 months every time I eat Activia, or take a probiotic I GET a vaginal yeast infection. After I stop the probiotics it resolves. Anyone else have this issue? I can't find anything on Dr. Google. GI doctor said this is not possible.
Instead of the gelcaps, you can try really strong Peppermint tea or fennel tea. Both are very good for bloating. I have been taking a probiotic since 2012. It's just a good thing to do for the flora… read more
It's a gut microbiome test. I'm from the UK so I wouldn't be able to suggest where to get one from in US but I am sure if you googled it you would find someone doing them. It's a stool test. They… read more
I suffer with IBS-M. I have tried several probiotics and usually ended up with severe diarrhea. I recently bought Phillips Colon health. this works for me. it gave me diarrhea the 1st couple of times… read more
Add to my story. Always trying new things. I have IBS-D so they say
I have found a combo that has been heavenly sent
One Trubiotics in morning.
One Livespo Colon in late afternoon.
Has pretty… read more
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