PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

Can probiotics help with digestion?

ANSWER

Probiotics are "good" bacteria that are in your gut. They are in some yogurts and fermented foods. They help with your digestion. You can also add them to your diet with supplements.

From: 9 Tips for Smooth Digestion WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Indigestion."

NHS Choices: "Good foods to help your digestion."

Dhingra, D. , June 2012. Journal of Food Science and Technology

American College of Gastroenterology: "Digestive Health Tips."

Family Doctor.org: "Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet."

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Follow a Healthy Diet to Relieve IBS Symptoms."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 28, 2018

SOURCES:

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Indigestion."

NHS Choices: "Good foods to help your digestion."

Dhingra, D. , June 2012. Journal of Food Science and Technology

American College of Gastroenterology: "Digestive Health Tips."

Family Doctor.org: "Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet."

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Follow a Healthy Diet to Relieve IBS Symptoms."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on October 28, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

What is gastroparesis?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.

    Other Answers On: