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Tympanites , also known as meteorism, is a medical condition in which excess gas accumulates in the gastrointestinal tract...
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Deca 15,293 Arimidex 9,151 Probiotic 5,375
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Metamucil vs Probiotic for Bloating

Metamucil
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Probiotic
Other name: Psyllium (Psyllium)
Other name: Acidophilus (Acidophilus)
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Constipation
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Bloating
Ulcerative Colitis*
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Candida*
Diarrhea
IBS*
Constipation*
Yeast Infection*
Bloating*
Thrush*
Digestive Problems*
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Metamucil is a bulk-producing laxative and dietary fiber supplement. The Metamucil brand has existed since 1934, and was owned by G.D. Searle & Company until 1985 when Procter & Gamble acquired the brand. The active ingredient is psyllium seed husks. It ...
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Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be beneficial to the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered i...
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Burning
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Depression
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Addiction
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Spotting
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Ketosis
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Dizzy
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Cough
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Contractions
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Numbness
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Runny Nose
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Rash
7
Weight Gain
7
UTI
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Eczema
6
Depression
5
Burning
4
Ear Infection
3
Common Cold
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Cough
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About Metamucil
Metamucil is a bulk-producing laxative and dietary fiber supplement. The Metamucil brand has existed since 1934, and was owned by G.D. Searle & Company until 1985 when Procter & Gamble acquired the brand. The active ingredient is psyllium seed husks. It ...
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Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be beneficial to the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered i...
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a good probiotic that's helped my bloating, maybe cut back...
" Get onto a good probiotic that's helped my bloating, maybe cut back on wheat that makes me bloat. Metamucil is... "

ty probiotic to get things moving. It worked about 90 minut...
" ...still have a BM, even a small one. She suggested taking some Metamucil and a good quality probiotic to get things moving. It worked about 90 minutes later! LOL Best of luck... "

and Probiotic but on chemo that didn't work for me. I found...
" ...Magnesia, dried apricots and Probiotic but on chemo that didn't work for me. I found that I had to add Metamucil used as directed worked. First tx was the ...first. After that I started the Metamucil the... "

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better lol. metamucil helps a lot, but i feel like i...
" ...stop, but i occasionally get the bloaty feeling. i dont go to the bathroom as smoothly as before, but i go everyday. i got occasional cramps but not intense. i think things have gotten overall better... "

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I also do take a probiotic, Daily Advantage, which seems...
" ...noticed last night, after taking the Metamucil - wow my stomach was huge. The bloat did go down in the morning but I also do take a probiotic, Daily Advantage, which seems... "

and a probiotic pill works for me. Makes things go much...
" ...some stomach issues and Metamucil (1 tbsp 2 x per day) and a probiotic pill works for me. Makes things go much more normally. With the Metamucil if you choose to try it, begin at 1 x per day for a ... "

I recently started using a probiotic that has also helped...
" ...Colace made things worse. I had this under control with Metamucil before the band, but, ...been working well for me. In addition I recently started using a probiotic that has also helped with gas build... "

probiotic cottage cheese with fruit everyday. It has worked...
" ...yogurt, but started eating probiotic cottage cheese with fruit everyday. It has worked to help his post ...radiation digestion... "

I always took a probiotic that works as a stool softener...
" bucky317 I always took a probiotic that works as a stool softener (still do) and ate ...dried apricots daily. I started taking Metamucil starting at night the day... "

me to start taking a probiotic and fibre pill such as...
" ...take all at once? Also, would it behoove me to start taking a probiotic and fibre pill such as Metamucil? Or will that not really help with my constipation as, from my... "

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