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Probiotics ??


Mon, November 12, 2018 12:25 PM

The research I've done are pretty 50/50 has anyone seen any improvement by taking them ?? I've just come to the end of my steroid treatment for uc and not done a lot of good moving on to the next phase of drugs was just wondering if anyone had the miracles with them some people seen to of had with them . Thankyou :)

FPO mixy11
Joined Nov 5, 2018

Fri, March 01, 2019 6:35 PM

Reply posted for mixy11.

Currently taking Amazing Grass, raw reserve green superfood *blended* with orange 🍊 juice. So far its been helping (currently experiencing a flare). I also bought this ginger and lemon juice at Whole Foods as well as Aloe Vera juice. I use these juices for smoothies to pump more fruits and veggies in me, I feel a lot better and energized. Blending helps digest the food easier during a flare. 

FPO Stephstar
Joined Mar 1, 2019

Tue, February 12, 2019 11:02 AM

Reply posted for mixy11.

look at transfer factor

FPO croninstc
Joined Jan 15, 2019

Sat, January 12, 2019 11:15 PM

Reply posted for mixy11.

Seems to me they help a little after doing a round of antibiotics (replenishes gut bacteria). I wouldn't call them a miracle anything.

FPO davidmmulder
Joined Dec 13, 2018

Thu, December 13, 2018 7:46 PM

Reply posted for mixy11.

I've tried tons of brands, different types, taken them in the AM or PM, with and without food, and I don't see a difference in my symptoms. 

I asked my primary doc and he's all about them, however my GI doesn't think they help. 

So it's probably dependent on each individual person in my opinion.


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Alex

FPO Blue313
Joined Dec 13, 2018

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