Digestive Issues

As you age, you may find that you now suffer from mild to severe digestive issues that did not seem to exist in your younger age. Perhaps, you now experience troubles associated with bloating, gas, or issues associated with bowel movements. If this sounds like you and you are wondering how you may be able to help remedy some of these issues, we might encourage the use of a probiotic. Probiotics are available in foods as well as through a variety of dietary supplements, it is also highly advised you consult your doctor before starting any new products. Probiotics contain a variety of microorganisms and bacteria which can help improve digestion and gut health. Please note that you should also consult your doctor before taking any new supplements.



A probiotic can be a helpful tool to incorporate for adults at any age but it is important to note that the older you get, the more harmful bacteria which becomes present in your gut. Probiotics can help eliminate harmful bacterias and replace them with healthy bacteria and yeasts to help regulate your digestive system. Research supports that many individuals can benefit from the use of a probiotic as many users have experienced relief from bloating, cramping, constipation, and even weight loss. Improving your gut health may actually contribute to many other areas of your health in a positive way as well. If you are hesitant to try a probiotic supplement, first attempt to incorporate foods and drinks rich in probiotics for a more natural approach. Some foods high in probiotics include:

  • Yogurt
  • Sauerkraut
  • Kimchi
  • Pickles
  • Kombucha
  • Certain cheeses

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