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Doctor insights on: Culturelle Digestive Health

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Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


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Is there a problem or any risks or concerns in taking culturelle for digestive health once a day on a long-term and/or permanent bases?

Is there a problem or any risks or concerns in taking culturelle for digestive health once a day on a long-term and/or permanent bases?

No: It is just wise to re-evaluate why you are taking it. Pro-biotics are especially helpful after taking antibtiotics to restore friendly bacteria but the composition of one's diet has a much greater effect on the micro-flora of the intestinal tract. Eating 6 equal meals has a beneficial effect. Eating 7 servings of vegetables and and colorful fruits grow the right bacteria. ...Read more

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Why is cellulose important to our digestive health?

Great question!: Cellulose is an insoluble fiber, the kind that most of us don't eat enough of. It helps to move contents through the GI tract, helps the colon to do its work better, decreases chances for diverticulitis, and maybe also for several kinds of cancer. Can you tell I'm a fan?? ...Read more

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What is the best fruit and vegetable for digestive health?

What is the best fruit and vegetable for digestive health?

Fruit/Vegetable: Almost all fruits and vegetables are good for you. Bananas help with soothing the stomach and stopping diarrhea. Pineapple and papaya help with the digestion of your food. Eat fruit separately from your meals, because it is better digested this way. People individually may have food allergies, but most people do not. Remember to eat a variety of fruits/vegetables to get all you need. ...Read more

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I have the urge to go the bathroom when i'm at work. Is something wrong with my digestive health?

I have the urge to go the bathroom when i'm at work. Is something wrong with my digestive health?

Possibly: You may be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. If you job causes you stress, this can make irritable bowel syndrome worse. However, you should she your health care provider to rule out anything more serious than irritable bowel syndrome. There are also medications that can be used to treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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How much activity do I need every day in order to maintain good digestive health? What are some workouts I can do?

Exercise: in order to maintain good health and wellness, you need to exercise (walk, dance, swim,etc) 30 minutes a day 5-6 days a week. This will help your heart health, GI health and improve insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What foods are best for digestive health?

What foods are best for digestive health?

Natural foods: Stick to god made foods and avoid the man made. Buy at the farmers' market. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is a digestive health problem?

Many things: A broad term to describe problems within the gastrointestinal tract, which can go anywhere from the mouth to the anus. ...Read more

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How is your mental health related to your digestive health?

How is your mental health related to your digestive health?

Mind-Gut: There is a clear mind-gut connection. Many people experience abdominal symptoms at times of stress and anxiety. This may be in part due to a change in eating habits and routine, but involves emotional impact as well. Fundamentally, a disturbance in your mental and psychologic wellbeing can frequently cause a disturbance in your physical well being. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to try align for digestive health?

Align: is a probiotic and I recommend to many of my patients to help restore bowel bacteria/flora to the proper levels especially if taking antibiotics or have IBS. AN alternate is Florastor. Either one is good ...Read more