A growing number of products with probiotics
A growing number of products with probiotics are being promoted to improve GI function and immunity.
Proponents say "friendly" gut microbes such as Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, and Saccharomyces recolonize the gut with good microbes and crowd out harmful ones...plus possibly stimulate immune function.
Irritable bowel syndrome. Suggest Align (Bifidobacterium infantis) for abdominal pain and bloating due to IBS...or VSL#3 (Bifidobacterium/Lactobacillus/Strep thermophilus) for bloating with diarrhea-predominant IBS.