University of Michigan Study Suggests Probiotics Ease Stress-Related IBS

A University of Michigan study, led by researchers including Chung Owyang, MD, chief of the university's gastroenterology division and John Kao, MD, associate professor of internal medicine at the unversity , found that irritable bowel syndrome intestinal flare-ups could be curbed with probiotic use, according to an Ann Arbor Journal report.
The study emphasized that while IBS was not caused by stress, it could aggravate the symptoms of the syndrome.

Further study is suggested to determine the ideal use of probiotic therapy.

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