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Does the probiotic Digestive Advantage decrease stomach acid ? Don't want to have too less of acid because I just came off of omperazole for 1 month.

Does the probiotic Digestive Advantage decrease stomach acid ? Don't want to have too less of acid because I just came off of omperazole for 1 month.

No: Probiotics have many benefits for digestive health but generally are not knows to decrease stomach acid. Stomach acid can kill many of the probiotics we take but Digestive Advantage is enteric coated which protects it from stomach acid, with the coating not dissolving until after it passes through the stomach. ...Read more

Probiotic (Definition)

Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more


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My husband has some digestive issues, and started taking digestive advantage, probiotic gummys. are they good?What is the best one on the market?

My husband has some digestive issues, and started taking digestive advantage, probiotic gummys. are they good?What is the best one on the market?

In reality : Probiotics haven't quite born out as well in the literature as people would have hoped. Its not clear which microbes and in what colony forming unit quantity is ideal. So in reality there is no "best" probiotics supplement out there. ...Read more

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I am taking Aciphex-20 two times. Can I take Schiff Digestive advantage probiotic also? Please answer.

I am taking Aciphex-20 two times. Can I take Schiff Digestive advantage probiotic also? Please answer.

Yes but two AcipHex (rabeprazole) 20 mg a day is a lot: I think a better question would be why do you need this much abdominal medication. A large dose of the medication could impair your magnesium and give you more problems than you started with. Perhaps some lifestyle changes would be good. I suggest avoiding alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine as well as any specific food that upsets your stomach. If you are overweight consider substantial weight loss. ...Read more

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I was taking digestive advantage probiotic and I got big rash on my neck can that be cause by the probiotics?

I was taking 
digestive advantage probiotic and I got big rash on my neck can that be cause by the probiotics?

PossibleUnlikely yet: how can one tell? Only way, as with most issues, perform a clinical trial: write out plan on a calendar, e.g. 5-30 (7 works well for many issues) days taking (vs. the same period not taking) & repeat at least twice (3 times better). Track & record responses near end of each period. Issues are always fantastically complex; people (& Docs) commonly jump to false conclusions, thus: Clinical Trials. ...Read more

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If I eat a lot of probiotic yogurt, will it help my digestive issues?

If I eat a lot of probiotic yogurt, will it help my digestive issues?

Potentially: but you haven't told us your symptoms or condition. Consider providing amplifying information and re-asking. ...Read more

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How often should we take probiotics?If a person has a digestive disease, and what about healthy people?

How often should we take probiotics?If a person  has  a digestive disease, and what about healthy people?

Daily: Probiotics are usually taken once or twice daily. Please follow the dosing directions of the products. Virtually anyone can take probiotics. ...Read more

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Yogurt with probiotics better for digestive tract management than regular yogurt?

Yogurt with probiotics better for digestive tract management than regular yogurt?

All have them.: If the ada says it is real yogurt with active cultures, then you have your probiotics, but others tout specific strains of bifidus and lactobacilli as being better. There is little hard evidence that this is the case. ...Read more

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Need recommendations for a probiotic and digestive enzyme for healthy person sensitive to meds?

Bifidobacterium: Bifidobacteriun bifidus is one of many probiotics that are found normally in the human body. Useful instead of meds for irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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Are probiotics or digestive enzymes effective for gerd?

Possibly: Probiotics can generate new "good" bacteria in your gut and digest foods more e3ffectively and may decrease incidence of gerds. It depends what is causing gerds. If you have h. Pylori bacteria inyour stomach, you are more suceptible to gerds and probiotics will not wor. If you have a hiatal hernia , you are more susceptible to gerds and probiotics will not work. ...Read more

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What other than probiotics is a good natural product to take to get rid of digestive issues?

Yogurt: Garlic/ ginger/ turmeric/ lemon/ cumin/ mint/bitter squas. Maintaining good food habit....Time and balanced food. Eating breakfast daily. .......Will help. ...Read more