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A 47-year-old female asked:

Regarding probiotics, which is better--yeast or bacterial? i'm taking florestor as i was/am experiencing gas/bloating. how long does it take to work?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
55 years experience
Not so simple: Omeprazole interferes with digestion and can cause gas and bloating. Foods may be problem. See healing digestive disorders by andrew gaeddert for a helpful digestive clearing diet to determine cause of indigestion.
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Dr. Bruce Gingold
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Neither may help if flora is normal. History of antibiotic usage?, bowel surgery?, pelvic radiation? May be lactose or wheat intolerant.
Mar 14, 2014
Last updated Jan 24, 2015


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