Can probiotics improve symptoms of acid reflux?

Possibly so . There is decent evidence to support the use of probiotics for overall GI health. Which probiotic are you currently using, and have you experienced any benefit to date?

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Having nausea&bloating on/off for months. No other symptoms. Diet is good. Others docs say acid reflux & told me take probiotic. Sometimes doesn't help?

Find symptoms' cause. Nausea may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, &even reaction to stress. Find & treat the cause. Read more...

Will probiotics help acid reflux and allergies?

Maybe. Everybody is different, so they might provide some relief but currently there is no concrete evidence or scientific data to support the benefit of probiotics in either condition. Read more...

I think I've got IBS. Been taking probiotics a cpl of days. Pain gone BUT I seem to have acid reflux now. Is this common? What can I do to offset it?

Consider first. Making sure nothing more concerning is going on and that you have the correct diagnosis. This requires you seeing your doctor in person first. Otherwise, if you really are interested in going the route of probiotics, consider either changing the brand use you or change to a probiotic with a different strain. The best data(none is great) if for Bifidobacterium infantis. Best of luck. Read more...
Ideas. you can take an antacid medication such as over-the-counter Prilosec or similar. However, as you will see on the instructions, any symptom which requires medication to improve should be examined by a doctor at some point. You should be properly diagnosed, or the symptoms go away completely on their own. Sometimes more dangerous issues can present as vague irritable bowel or heartburn. Read more...