Unique Probiotic Strain May Reduce Depression in IBS Patients

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The role of probiotics for gastrointestinal conditions is well known, however a new study shows a specific strain of probiotics may also relieve symptoms of depression, according to research from McMaster University and published in the journal Gastroenterology (May 2, 2017). Researchers say this study offers further evidence of howRead …

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Combination Therapy Including Digestive Enzymes Improves Clinical Outcomes for IBS

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This Italian study, published in the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, evaluated the efficacy of a mixture of beta-glucan, inositol and digestive enzymes in improving gastrointestinal symptoms in patients affected by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Digestive Enzyme Study Patients and Methods The study was conductedRead …

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Video with Tieraona Low Dog M.D., Herbal Bitters versus Digestive Enzymes

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In this Q&A and video, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog outlines the uses and clinical protocols for herbal bitters versus digestive enzymes. Q: “When would you use an herbal bitters versus digestive enzymes?”  TLD: “It’s a good question, and one that requires some thoughtful consideration.” “Herbal bitters are herbs that primeRead …

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The Use Of Probiotics In The Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Two Case Reports

Steven Faber, MD, FACG, Scott Rigden, MD, Dan Lukaczer, ND  Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS) is defined as a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder that includes a combination of chronic or recurrent GI symptoms that cannot be explained by structural or biochemical abnormalities. Symptoms remain the only method of identifying IBS because

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