Drug to reduce bloating caused by over-eating and drinking developed, experts say

Drug to reduce bloating caused by over-eating and drinking developed, experts say

A NEW pill reduces bloating caused by over-eating and drinking.
Probio-8+ is a mix of eight bacterial types that zap gas from fruit, veg, soft drinks and lager.
Getty – Contributor British scientists claim a new pill can reduce the bloating caused by over-indulgence
But it must be taken for four weeks to work.
Dr Miriam Ferrer, of Cambridge-based maker FutureYou, said: “People take these products for a few days and give up as they see no benefit.
“It takes weeks for the bacteria to start their job.
“There’s evidence combinations are more effective than a single bacteria strain.”
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The six-week study published in the journal Advances in Microbiology, one of only a handful of research projects ever to investigate bloating, involved 44 otherwise healthy volunteers aged 21 and upwards complaining of temporary tummy problems.
All reported a reduction in symptoms at the end of the six-week trial and work is now continuing to understand exactly how the bacterial combination gets rid of colonies of gas-forming bugs in the digestive system.
The drug was developed after Dutch and Swiss research.
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