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Studies Explore Probiotics for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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This is a great example of the disconnect between scientific studies and general knowledge. This study looked (supposedly) at all of the relevant studies on probiotics and decided that we need more studies. That is true. But it’s already well accepted that probiotics have a significant role in the function of the digestive system. It’s […]

Study: Probiotics Reduce Stress-Induced Intestinal Flare-Ups

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To summarize: Probiotics can be good for you. Stress always exacerbates underlying illness and weakness. Probiotics do not cancel out stress, but they do help to regulate the immune system and therefore may help to mitigate some of the effects of stress on your IBS.  What they didn’t mention was that probiotics may help your […]