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Apr 1, 2009
... I can't speak for most people, but Activia does absolutely nothing for me. I've been eating it ever since it hit the store shelves, yet I have felt very little to no improvement. ... (1 replies)
... I was just curious if people out there have tried the new yogurt called Activia. Does it work??? (7 replies)
... The problem is your intestines need to be re-colonized or coating with friendly bacteria like acidophilus strains as well as others that produces lactic acid to kill off bad bacteria as well as help digestion -- Activia is a yogurt that is used for constipation. And,regular yogurt may help but may not have enough of the friendly bacteria cultures to really do the job. ... (7 replies)

... All yogurts require 2 bacteria cultures to make through fermentation and all brands add an addition culture -- lactobacilus acidophilus but some add many other cultures to help re-establish the bacteria in your gastro tract. Activia was develop by Dannon to help with making BMs more regular and it does that. Yoplait yogurt only adds acidophilus. Others yogurts like... (7 replies)
... What is different in Activia than in say, Yoplait original flavored yogurts? ... (7 replies)
... What conditions does it work for? ... (7 replies)
... Regular Medical Doctors generally know very little about probiotics supplements that are sold OTC. The ones I suggested work well-- I personally don't think you need to ask a Doctor to use them!! (7 replies)
... diarrhea that last the same time 3 or 4 days some with dark red blood or lots of mucus . my G.I ran tests on me 1, ct scan , 2 , ultra sound , 3 x ray 4 blood work , 5 stool sample .. everything came back negative . after that i when to my next appointment he say i have IBS .. ... (2 replies)
... the Activia brand, specifically because it's marketed for it's high probiotics content. I also threw down several acidophilous probiotic capsules per day. Lots of liquids. ... (4 replies)
... lan which didn't help me as it had a mental effect on me so I had to quit taking it. They have tried other meds like erythramyacin along with amitza and it does work better for me. I also take activia yogurt every other day for my constipation and believe me that helps too. Watching what I eat helps too. ... (13 replies)
... btr, You should be able to get the Homeopathic remedies from a health food store but if not -- both are available online from Vitacost, the Vitamin Shoppe and many other sites. All yogurts contain 2 live active culture strains. Activia by Dannon contains -- 1 extra strain(L regulitis) to help with BMs/constipation and that is OK if you are constipated and that is your... (13 replies)
... I have just been diagnosed with H. Pylori. Let me go back a few months first. I went to the Dr. in July for a routine physical. My blood work came back that I had iron deficiency anemia. He recommended a colonoscopy. The colonoscopy revealed a small polyp which was removed and the dr. ... (18 replies)
... I am a big believer in taking a water soluble fiber supplement like psyllium --- I now use the Equate brand from Wal Mart. I use the sugar-free Orange flavored powder form that you mix with water and drink promptly. It is a stool bulking agent and makes me regular w/o very much straining. It works for me with the type food I eat. I have used psyllium for 23 years... (7 replies)
... i wish i could say it worked for constipation for me, but it doesn't. it does help with indigestion though and i keep it on hand for that. the only thing that works for constipation for me is senna leaf tea, but I get such severe stomach cramps and diarrhea it's not worth it. so I'm still trying to find something that works without extreme results. any suggestions welcomed. (7 replies)
... It helps with constipation!! It will help make you regular like their ads say. (7 replies)
... Yes, I have used it and it works!! (7 replies)
... I can relate on the constipation, I recently found Activia Yogurt a big help but its takes a week or so to start to work...... ... (3 replies)
IBS Question
Apr 22, 2006
... You need to intake 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily for your intestines to work right. The fiber need to be a combination of both soluble and insoluble fiber. ... (7 replies)
... I also located the Activia yogurt in my supermarket and just had one. I can't wait for all those probiotic cultures to get to work and "regulate my digestive system"! I just hope I don't end up with a diet of solely vinegar and yogurt and nothing else! ... (35 replies)

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