A 30-year-old female asked:
husband has awful stomach issues; loose bm's, bloating, excessive gas & eczema. he started taking probiotics and is now constipated. any idea why?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Abby Caplin answered
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Improved gut flora: The probiotics have helped rebalance your huband's intestinal bacterial flora. Congratulations! he can add more fiber now to his diet, and probably back off on the probiotics. I hope he stays well!
Answered on Nov 30, 2012
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