February 8, 2023
Q: Are there any probiotics targeted for chronic diarrhea or constipation?
A: There are specific strains of probiotics that have been clinically proven to help with IBS symptoms. Pro-Biotik IBS Support by Canprev contains a particular strain of Bacillus Coagulans bacteria proven to help manage and reduce pain intensity, bloating, and sense of urgency of bowel movements. Pro-Biotik Bowel Transit contains a specific strain of Bifidobacterium bacteria that promotes bowel movement regularity providing gentle constipation relief. IBS Urgency by New Roots Herbal has 5 different probiotic strains as well as colostrum which may help repair the intestinal cell junctions.
Lyle Sunada is a compounding pharmacist and NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner specializing in hormone balancing and alternative medicine at Cloverdale Pharmasave. Everything mentioned in the article is available In-Store. Articles, Q&A, blog posts and all materials submitted for publishing is the intellectual property of Cloverdale Pharmacy Ltd – reproduction in part or whole, in print or online, without written consent and permission is prohibited.