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What are some prebiotics for treating anxiety?

What are some prebiotics for treating anxiety?

Never heard of takin: taking probiotics for anxiety. I have heard of exercise, stress managment, meditation, visualizing success and ease with tasks. And medication to reduce anxiety. Probiotics are taken to help you stay regular in your bowel movements. ...Read more

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Should you give prebiotics and probiotics to formul- fed babies?

Should you give prebiotics and probiotics to formul- fed babies?

Can be used: While the jury is out in all areas of prebiotics and probiotics in infants, there have been some positive studies looking at diarrhea. It as also been found helpful for preemies in necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). The only concern is using them in infants that may have immune problems or seriously ill with indwelling catheters. So, while not absolutely necessary, it will not hurt. ...Read more

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Is there a "prebiotic" that's different from "probiotic?"

Is there a "prebiotic" that's different from "probiotic?"

Yes: While probiotics are the living bacteria that normally reside in our gut, prebiotics are the foods they eat. Prebiotics mostly come from carbohydrate fibers called oligosaccharides. You don't digest them, so the oligosaccharides remain in the digestive tract where they stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria. Sources of oligosaccharides include fruits, legumes, and whole grains. ...Read more

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What pro-and prebiotics do you recommend, including foods and supplements?

What pro-and prebiotics do you recommend, including foods and supplements?

What symptoms U have: Your choice of probiotics (& accordingly prebiotics) may depend on what symptoms you have +/- how long on antibiotics. Also, different probiotics work in different ways. Lactobacillus & acidophilus grow rapidly to crowd out "bad" bacteria, bifidobacter helps reduce "gas", & sacchromyces boulardes retards growth of clostridum difficile with the added advantage of being antibiotic resistant. ...Read more

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Started taking bimuno and getting excess gas is this normal with prebiotics ? And will it go away

Started taking bimuno and getting excess gas is this normal with prebiotics ? And will it go away

Swap it: Hi, probiotics alter the flora of the intestinal bacteria. It's very difficult to assess who will benefit from a particular one. This is because the composition of the billions of bacteria is unique to you and we can't predict response. Most of my patients do report excess bloating ; sometimes even diarrhea when they start a new one. If it does not improve i suggest swapit ; see. ...Read more

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What do you think about the effectiveness of prebiotic, especially LP-33 on allergies symptoms relief?

What do you think about the effectiveness of prebiotic, especially LP-33 on allergies symptoms relief?

Hard to say: There is some evidence that taking probiotic make prevent or reduce atopic dermatitis. The evidence on asthma and rhinitis is conflicting. I don't know if LP33 is any more superior to others. ...Read more

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Garlic as they say have prebiotics..can i eat it and how long should i wait before i take yakult as a source of probiotics?

Garlic as they say have prebiotics..can i eat it and how long should i wait before i take yakult as a source of probiotics?

Good nutrition : I think a healthy diet is an important part of overall health. Yakult is a yogurt drink that contains the "good bacteria" that help with digestion -"Probiotics". Prebiotics refer to the source fuels for these bacteria. Garlic, bananas, oatmeal, berries, onions, legumes and dairy products are some sources. I think if you "listen" to your body you can find which foods are most agreeable to you. ...Read more

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Are there prebiotics or probiotics in store-bought formula for infants?

Are there prebiotics or probiotics in store-bought formula for infants?

Infant formula: There may be more that contain probiotics, but the one that I am most familiar with is the new Enfamil Reguline formula contains probiotics in it. ...Read more

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Are there probiotics or prebiotics in infant formula?

Are there probiotics or prebiotics in infant formula?

Both or either.: Look at the label. Example: Nutramigen® with Enflora™ LGG®* ("friendly" lactobacterias or LGG -probiotic). Prebiotic-carbohydrates, olygosaccharides, the food needed for the normal gut flora to grow (Example: Prebiotics in Enfagrow®). ...Read more

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Which is better for IBS: prebiotics or probiotics?

Which is better for IBS: prebiotics or probiotics?

PROBIOTICS 4 IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more