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Old 06-12-2013, 04:53 PM
 
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I know probiotics add in friendly bacteria to the gut. ive been taking Nature's Way Reuteri superior primadophilus. along with 7 supplements for diabetes (i notice my glucose readings are lower esp upon awakening)

what kind of changes would one see upon taking a probiotic?

positive changes or could probiotics actually hurt and cause discomfort?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:58 PM
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Probiotics, the good the bad..

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Old 06-13-2013, 01:41 AM
 
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I take Align for irritable bowel syndrome as a result of celiac disease....has helped me so much.
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Prescott AZ
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Probiotics have helped me tremendously with gas, upset stomachs, bloat and irregularity. I take the chewable kind 2 or 3 times a day and when I quit last year, I felt miserable. Love those little bugs !
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Old 06-13-2013, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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I was having a weird bowel issue a year or so ago where I had orange mucus in my poo(ew) so I started taking the probiotics and it cleared up just fine.
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Old 06-13-2013, 08:26 PM
 
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Probiotics have helped me tremendously with gas, upset stomachs, bloat and irregularity. I take the chewable kind 2 or 3 times a day and when I quit last year, I felt miserable. Love those little bugs !
What brand?
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Old 04-13-2018, 12:12 AM
 
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positive changes or could probiotics actually hurt and cause discomfort?
I took something that had several PROBIOTICS in it and afterwards I left horrible!! (My stomach ached a little,etc)

I do not want anymore thank you!!
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Old 04-13-2018, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Orlando
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I know probiotics add in friendly bacteria to the gut. ive been taking Nature's Way Reuteri superior primadophilus. along with 7 supplements for diabetes (i notice my glucose readings are lower esp upon awakening)

what kind of changes would one see upon taking a probiotic?

positive changes or could probiotics actually hurt and cause discomfort?
My gastroenterologist recommended that I take a probiotic (I have IBS), so I do. The brand changes depending on what's on sale at the time I need to buy them, although I usually just get the CVS brand. The doctor said it doesn't matter what kind I take, as there have been no scientific studies indicating that one type of probiotic is better than another.

What effect has it had on me? Impossible to say, since I do so many other things to take care of the IBS (diet, antidepressant, fiber supplements, avoiding trigger foods, etc.). All I know is, things are working fine at the moment.
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Old 04-13-2018, 08:27 AM
 
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Im glad they are working for ya!!!!!!!
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