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Acidophilus vs. Psyllium Husk for IBS

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Acidophilus

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/ 36,730 posts
Other Names: Probiotic

Psyllium Husk

OTC
/ 15,243 posts
Other Names: Metamucil   Psyllium   Laxative   Fiber Supplement   Fybogel
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 36,730 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 15,243 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Taken For: Constipation IBS *
Lactobacillus acidophilus (meaning acid-loving milk-bacterium) is a species in the genus Lactobacillus. L. acidophilus'' is a homofermentative species, fermenting sugars into lactic acid, which grows readily at rather low pH values (below pH ... Read more on Wikipedia
Psyllium seed husks also known as ispaghula, isabgol, or psyllium, are portions of the seeds of the plant Psyllium, (genus Plantago), a native of India. They are solubility in water, expanding and becoming mucilage when wet. Ayu... Read more on Wikipedia
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you been taking pure psyllium husk and acidophilus? This...
cheyO99- have you been taking pure psyllium husk and acidophilus? This could help firm things up as well as clean up the flora in your intestines. It takes a couple days for things to firm up, but...
and Psyllium Husk powder helped me. But after...
...Acidophilus/Probiotics and Psyllium Husk powder helped me. But after...
ECA Capsules This is what I wish that I could keep...
...Supplements Optimum Nutrition Chocolate Whey Psyllium Husk Powder Acidophilus ECA Capsules This is what I wish that I could keep in my house. Other ...is weak LOL. My mouth is weak. I can...
of these things use psyllium husk. Is that NOT fiber used...
...these things use psyllium husk. Is that NOT ...moving? They also use acidophilus, is that NOT good bacteria that eliminates bad bacteria? ...you different. They also use Goldenseal, does t...
D in the morning, take the psyllium husk with food and take...
...D in the morning, take the psyllium husk with food and take the acidophilus about 1-2 hours after you...
husk mixed in almond milk and it's moderately helping...
...taking psyllium husk mixed in almond milk and it's moderately helping me. I ...also recommend taking a probiotic such as Ulimate Flora Critical Care rather than just acidophilus capsules. That m...
\ What about taking psyllium husk in the evening during...
...\ What about taking psyllium husk in the evening ...intestinal flora supposed to be optimal after the 3 days tapering off,\ Or are additional supplements (acidophilus, etc) desirable?\ \ Thanks ...
before bed. I use psyllium husk too but in the powdered...
...forgot about probiotics. I take acidophilus too. I took CLA for a while but it made me feel nauseous. The same with glucosamine ...again before bed. I use psyllium husk too but in the powdere...
are taking probiotics and also psyllium husk seed powder...
...a few people are taking probiotics and also psyllium husk seed powder and I also ...people are even taking Metamucil. My question is ...up probiotics I am coming up with Acidophilus and I've...
capsules of psyllium husk and acidophilus. seriously....
...the subject of weird symptoms, I am constipated one day and have diarrhea the next. TMI! [QUOTE] ...heading it off by taking capsules of psyllium husk and acidophilus. seriously. you do n...
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