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Does activa yogurt really help your digestive system?

Does activa yogurt really help your digestive system?

It can.: A lot of people have found that daily yogurt helps normalize their digestive system. Activia brand has some added probiotics, which can also be found over the counter in the drugstore. ...Read more

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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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Any other ways to regulate my digestive system other than eating yogurt? I have gas problems and stomach aches often.

Any other ways to regulate my digestive system other than eating yogurt? I have gas problems and stomach aches often.

Watch diet: Eat less processed foods, dairy, soy, corn, sugars in your diet. And all that cause bloating and gas problems. Ideally, you should have a food allergy panel, and stay away from foods you’re allergic to. It can be expensive, but you only have to do it once per a few years. The elimination diet will help you identify the foods that are causing you problems. ...Read more

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What's good to take to help your digestive system?

What's good to take to help your digestive system?

Stuff for digestion: If you are older and have reduced stomach acid with food you could try betaine. If not try otc pancreatic enzymes. Ifstill having problems see your doc for better answers after you know the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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What works to take to help your digestive system?

What works to take to help your digestive system?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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Is there anything to help your digestive system (poop) i only go 1 a day or none. Plumbs don't work is there anything else?

Is there anything to help your digestive system (poop) i only go 1 a day or none. Plumbs don't work is there anything else?

Fiber: Once a day isn't bad, as long as your stools aren't too hard. A high fiber diet (fruits, vegetables, whole grains) should help a lot. If it's not enough, a daily fiber supplement (psyllium, as in metamucil, citrucel, or fibercon) can be added. ...Read more

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Can skipping breakfast damage your digestive system? I was told you have to eat within 30 minutes after waking or it could really mess things up..True?

Can skipping breakfast damage your digestive system? I was told you have to eat within 30 minutes after waking or it could really mess things up..True?

Not true.: The timing of eating has no harmful (or beneficial) effects on the digestive tract. You may have other issues to deal with such as tiredness from lack of calories, overeating at the next meal (with bloating), etc. But these are not from damage or negative effects on the digestive organs - stomach, pancreas, small intestine, etc. ...Read more

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How can you flush out your digestive system?

How can you flush out your digestive system?

Eat a healthy: Hi fiber diet, drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids daily, 20 oz extra per 30 minutes of strenous exercise. And never do any of those colon cleansing scams. They are not necessary, are of no documented value or need and all they do is redistribute your wealth to those who are selling you that garbage. ...Read more

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What is one take for digestive system health?

What is one take for digestive system health?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. A probiotic such as florastor or align is also helpful. ...Read more