Probiotics for Digestive Conditions: The Evidence Doesn’t Sit Well

Don’t count on probiotics to ease symptoms of most digestive conditions. According to guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association, published in the journal Gastroenterology, there is insufficient evidence to recommend the supplements (which contain strains of “beneficial” or “friendly” bacteria) for treating Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, or Clostridioides difficile (C. diff ) […]

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