CalGal37 is right about trying a probiotic to treat some of your symptoms. Since there are several brands available, look for one containing multiple species of bacteria to help your gut maintain the proper balance of bacteria to stay healthy and boost your immune system against viruses. Most high-quality probiotics contain the right balance. http://www.endomune.com/blog/2013/06/10-reasons-everyone-should-take-a-probiotic/
Hi vanzant: Sorry to read about all of the uncomfortable problems you've had recently with diarrhea. You mentioned in your post that had tried a number of things, including a probiotic. Before you give up on probiotics, let me suggest that you try one that contains multiple strains of bacteria. Studies have shown how probiotics help to boost the balance of beneficial bacteria that may curtail or prevent diarrhea. http://www.endomune.com/blog/2013/06/10-reasons-everyone-should-take-a-probiotic/
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Dear An_252236: Sorry to read about the problems you're having with bad gas and constipation. Have your doctors recommended that you take a probiotic? A number of scientific studies have shown how taking a daily probiotic improved issues with constipation and other symptoms like bad gas.
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