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My Daughter Has IBSC She Is Currently Using Align Probiotic. I Was Wondering What Others Use For Probiotics?
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A myIBSteam Member

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

Who Has Used Prebiotics And Is It Effective In Helping Ibs ? Does It Help To Take Probiotics Too ?
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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 !

A myIBSteam Member

I use Biomel and it really makes me feel better in the morning,most of the time. You can buy it on amazon but it takes a few weeks to arrive.

Probiotic Side Effects
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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.

A myIBSteam Member

I cannot eat anything with yeast in it! Bread etc.I also tried Keffir and that seemed to start up a yeast infiction. Sugarden definitely does not help. Hope the new treatment helps.

Has Anyone Tried Probiotics?
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My dr. Just told me to try probiotics. Anyone try and have luck?

A myIBSteam Member

Yes.
Also try prebiotic and probiotic.
They are 2 different things.
Use Google to see what the doctors say. Read books also.

B12
A myIBSteam Member asked a question 💭

Has any one tried.

Natural vitamin B12.

Reading a book by Author David Brownstein, MD.
Book title is
Heal Your Leaky Gut

B12 helps clear up constipation, diarrhea and bloating after meals.

Just wondering if it works for helping with IBS.

A myIBSteam Member

I recently started taking b-22 and vitamin d.not sure if it is helping or not.What is there to lose.

Has Anyone Else Had Severe Nausea And Abdominal Pain With IBS
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I have had IBS for several years. Recently I havent wanted to eat much because of the pain after I eat. I also have Acid reflex and PCOS. I try different things but everything seems to make the pain worse and i get really bad cramps that make me double over a lot...i also throw up a lot of things i eat cause of the pain any suggestions

A myIBSteam Member

Yes, often

What Kind Of Probiotics Will Work? Nothing Is Working So Far:(
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Have been to numerous health professionals and no one has help. Suggestions?

A myIBSteam Member

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

What Probiotics Does Everyone Recommend?
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A myIBSteam Member

Align Dualbiotic or Garden of Life brand

Has Anyone Tried Probiotics & Peppermint Oil Caps?
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I just recently started taking a good strong probiotic and peppermint oil caps. Has anyone else had any luck with doing this for their IBS-D?

A myIBSteam Member

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

Has Anyone Had Microbiome Testing For Their Gut. I Have Had IBS For 35 Years. This Past 1.5 Years Has Been Horrible. All
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A myIBSteam Member

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