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Stomach bloating: Avoid this popular Christmas vegetable to prevent bloated stomach pain

Stomach bloating affects most people at some point in their lives, leaving the tummy feeling gassy and uncomfortable. It’s usually caused by difficulty digesting certain foods, leading to trapped wind. For some, a bloated stomach only happens once in a while, after a big weekend for example. But for others it is a more common… Read More »

Two studies find probiotic therapy ineffective against stomach flu, diarrhea

(Reuters Health) – A widely-used probiotic therapy is ineffective against the diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain of gastroenteritis, two large studies in the U.S. and Canada have concluded. Five days of treatment with a key ingredient in many products, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, was no better at stopping symptoms than placebo among children ages 3 months to… Read More »