Post Edited By Moderator (dbab) : 10/21/2005 6:04:27 PM (GMT-6)
Hi Alli,I'm not sure how much I can help but I wanted to offer you a WELCOME.
I don't take aloe, however, I know some here do. Hopefully they will be along to help you. I have heard that taking too much aloe can cause D. If you are drinking it or taking it as a pill isn't there a way to cut your dose in half?
No, I don't think most probiotics have lactose. This is what my bottle reads...
Ingredients: Lactobacilus acidophilus KS-13, Bifidobacterium bifidum G9-1 and B. longum MM-2 - 1.5 billion cells
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, potato starch and silica .
FREE OF: Preservatives, sugar, sodium, milk, yeast, gluten, artificial colors and flavors.
Alli,Be sure to read the labels on any probiotic you decide to take. It may also help to consult the pharmacist (if there is one available). I would hate to see you have problems because I said they don't contain lactose and maybe some do.How are you taking your aloe? If you are drinking it then maybe you could dilute it with water.
This is a great place.... I am glad you found us.
Reesa, welcome to the board...I've been trying out this new regimen with the following:
Nature's Way Primadophilus (found at any health food store or even regular grocery stores, usually in the refrigerated section - it contains L. acidophilus as well as some other probiotics), 4 capsules/day (each containing approx. 10 billion organisms); Citrucel fiber capsules, 4 capsules/day; an Omega 3-6-9 complex, 2 capsules/day; zinc, 100 mg/day; and this nutritional supplement called Thorne MediClear, 2 scoops/day. I have found my incessent, insane diarrhea to be waning a bit, which is incredible, given what I've tried in the past. I used to have daily diarrhea up to 25x/day and now am having some formed BMs which is unheard of.