Clinically-Proven Probiotic for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

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IBS is a functional disorder, meaning that the gastrointestinal system does not work properly, causing people to have symptoms such as abdominal pain or discomfort as well as altered bowel habits. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, nearly 60 million Americans suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and 70-80 % are women. Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a clincially-proven treatment that helps alleviate symptoms associated with IBS.

As my symptoms continued to get worse, it was difficult to work, be social, travel and go about my daily activities because I had to be chained to a bathroom

Recent news on Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS) has people looking for solutions for their symptoms. For the nearly 60 million Americans* who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), everyday life can present many challenges. IBS is a common digestive disorder in which the gastro-intestinal system does not function properly, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, gas, constipation and diarrhea. It's estimated that 70-80% of all IBS sufferers are women.

The recurring symptoms of IBS can affect all aspects of a person's quality of life; personally, professionally, socially and financially. "As my symptoms continued to get worse, it was difficult to work, be social, travel and go about my daily activities because I had to be chained to a bathroom," said 55 year-old Linda Hicks of Huntington Beach, California. "Often times it didn't even matter what I ate, it seemed like it triggered my symptoms."

Hicks has lived with IBS for the past two years and in that course of time sought out many treatment options to help relieve her abdominal pain and bloating. She tried numerous products and while they provided some relief, Hicks says she's been able to live a more normal and active life since she began taking Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a once-daily, over-the-counter treatment for IBS that has proven to be extremely effective for numerous people in managing their IBS symptoms. "Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome gave me my life back," said Hicks. "I now have the freedom to go out in public and live normally without worrying about my IBS."

The probiotic bacteria strain in Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome works within the intestinal ecosystem and is clinically proven to manage abdominal pain and bloating. Probiotics are beneficial or friendly bacteria that live in the digestive tract and help promote health and improve the immune system.

Jeffrey D. Roberts, MSEd, BSc, President & Founder of the IBS Association/IBS Self Help and Support Group has lived with IBS for more than 25 years and knows all too well what IBS sufferers live through. "April is IBS Awareness Month and it's so important that people seek out knowledge and gain a better understanding of their condition," Roberts said.

Always seek advice from your doctor and manage your stress, along with changes in diet and lifestyle is wise advice for anyone, especially for the millions who experience IBS symptoms or have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. And while there is no cure for IBS, Roberts also touts the beneficial effects of probiotic supplements such as Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome. in helping people feel significant relief.

About Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Classified as a medical food, Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome contains a powerful, patented strain of healthy bacteria, or Ganeden™ cultures, which are known to help alleviate symptoms such as abdominal pain and bloating that are associated with digestive disorders such as IBS. This strain of probiotic bacteria has a well-established, 50-plus year history of safe use and is extremely hardy, showing an unprecedented ability to survive heat, pressure and the acidic environment of the stomach, which ensures its effectiveness.

Digestive Advantage Irritable Bowel Syndrome is available at more than 40,000 major retailers nationwide, including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreen's, Kroger, Meijer, Kmart and Deep Discount and Super Centers. For more information, visit or call (800) 456.0276.

  • Source: American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

Media Contact:
Gail Fein
Ganeden Biotech, Inc.
440.229.5200, ext. 232


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