A 28-year-old male asked:
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do prebiotics & probiotics help lower belly bloating? taken together or separate? i am having a bloated belly and it is not from fat in my stomach

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Dr. Janice Seward
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Belly bloating: If your belly bloating is from candida or food allergies then pre and probiotics will definitely help. But do see your physician to rule out any other possible causes, especially if you try the pre/pro-biotics and your bloating does not decrease.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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