Additionally, there is a good deal of anecdotal evidence supporting the use of probiotics for Crohn’s Disease, notably from patients themselves. Many report benefits from taking probiotics, notably a reduction in their Crohns Disease symptoms. Some who have responded poorly to conventional treatment report faring better on probiotics. A case in point is the story of Jordan Rubin, author of the book "Restoring Your Digestive Health".
Should I Try Probiotics?
Having read this page you may be wondering whether or not you should try probiotics. Could they help relieve or alleviate your Crohns Disease symptoms?
Well, the evidence demonstrating that probiotics are likely to be of benefit for people with Crohn’s Disease is certainly weaker than that regarding Ulcerative Colitis
That said, the initial evidence that probiotics may demonstrate some benefit for sufferers of Crohn’s Disease is exciting.
Also a great deal of anecdotal evidence exists demonstrating that probiotics are widely used, often with success, among Crohn’s Disease patients. The choice is yours though.... If you feel that this amounts to enough evidence to warrant trying probiotics for yourself, be sure to contact your physician before you start. Take care too to select the probiotic species and strains which have been shown to help Crohns Disease symptoms. Additionally make sure you select only the best quality products on the market. See our FREE
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