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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 […]

Assessing the Role of Probiotics in Good Digestion

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A recent article on probiotics from the Wall Street Journal discusses the increasing popularity of the supplements in treating a wide range of medical conditions and the wide variety and quality of those available. 

 The main issue with the current approach to probiotics is that many are treating them like a drug. Take these […]

Probiotics: Bacteria We Need (Part 2 of 3)

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The use of probiotics (acidophilus and bifidobacterium) in the treatment of medical conditions has increased dramatically in the past few years. In our last article, we discussed how the mix of microorganisms in our digestive tract is essential for good digestion. Now I want to address how to know when you should use probiotics. The […]