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  • Probiotics

    Quick service, great product! Would definitely use again.

    Verified Customer
  • OptiBac Probiotics

    Having survived a really horrible diarrhea virus for 7 weeks I have been hugely helped by taking your Every Day Probiotic and now feel normal again and able to eat delicious food!Thank you!

    Verified Customer
  • Brilliant, wish I had found this product years ago!

    This product was worth every penny.

    Verified Customer
  • Useful, good but

    I was recommended these Probiotics as I have to take a lot more antibiotics than I like. I took them and yes, I felt better very quickly. I read the pack which recommends continuing to take them daily and did, but after two weeks the constipation! an … Read More

    Verified Customer
  • Response from OptiBac Probiotics

    Dear Mrs. Dyer,

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your comments.
    We really appreciate this feedback from our customers, as it helps us to constantly improve and evolve our product range and customer service.

    I must say that constipation is not an effect that I'd expect to occur after taking 'For every day', but ultimately everyone is different in their responses to foods, supplements and medications.
    If you have previously taken multiple courses of antibiotics, then this may not be the most appropriate product for your needs at this time.You're welcome to contact me to discuss your individual needs further, and we can decide which is the best supplement for your current health priorities.

    Do feel free to contact me on [email protected] if you'd like further advice.

    Wishing you the best of health,

    Kerry Beeson BSc (Nut.Med.) BANT CNHC
    Customer Care and Nutritional Advisor
    OptiBac Probiotics

  • I feel I can trust this product

    I wanted a tried and tested product I felt I could trust for my grandchildren and is the one I chose. I was impressed by their website and experience and this prompted me to buy from them.

    Verified Customer
  • Wonderful product, amazing service

    These probiotics have made a huge difference to my 20 month old boy. The service i received when ordering was brilliant. Very impressed & would 100% recommend

    Verified Customer
  • Good product

    Very pleased with the probiotic caps.they really seemed to help. Will certainly purchase again.

    Verified Customer
  • Best probiotic and I have tried many.

    Great results. Will continue using. Very mild and effective. No side effects. Highly recommended and website was very informative of the types of bacteria for me.

    Verified Customer
  • Satisfied customer

    I am very pleased with my probiotics, and also of the very quick delivery.I will highly recommend you.

    Verified Customer
  • Potential cure for acne

    I've suffered with acne (all forms, at various stages in life) since i was 14. At the age of 26 desperate to be put on roaccutane i was given another dose of antibiotics which i knew would partially solve my skin problems but once completed would bring back my acne with full vengeance!I started to control my diet a while ago when i came to realise that dairy plays a massive part in triggering break outs. This helped, but didnt fully cure me. I then started looking into how the gut plays a role in the body and how its health tends to get overlooked. Leaky gut kept being mentioned and although I dont have all the symptoms, i did feel like my gut wasnt happy.I've been taking probiotics (extra strong ones, once a day with breakfast) for 3 weeks now and have only broken out twice which i blame on my pre-menstrual real dairy chocolate binge. I dont want to jinx it but i feel this is really helping. All my blemishes are healing and the two new breakouts have quickly faded as well. I would recommend anyone who feels desperate to solve their acne issues

    Verified Customer
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Probiotic reviews

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Ian Marber

Kirsty Henshaw

Vicki Edgson

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Older Reviews

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  • As a nutritionist I have been prescribing Optibac Bowel calm to a number of my IBS patients lately and it has proven very successful as a treatment for chronic diarrhoea so I'm delighted with this product and very interested in testing out other products in the future

  • Having suffered with IBS since I was a teenager (approx 30 years) I have tried everything to try and get it under control. Over the last seven months it has worsened, possibly due to stress of two house moves, a relocation and a new job. On the worst days I have been unable to leave the house for fear of not being near a toilet. I read up on probiotics again (I had tried them before but with not much success) and discovered your website. So I thought I'd give them another go and ordered the Bowel Calm and the Daily Wellbeing Extra. What can I say? I am absolutely amazed. They arrived on Friday, on Sunday my husband and I went for a 6 mile walk, something that hasn't been possible for months. I am so glad I have found these products, they really are starting to put an end to years of misery! Thank you.

  • I gave my 6 month old girl Optibac Probiotics for her severe eczema. She had already had two infections and two courses of antibiotics at 4 months and 5/6 months but the second course was taken with probiotics and she has not had a skin infection ever since. Considering the severity of her eczema (two GPs saying it was the worst case they'd seen) this is amazing. She is now 1 and still taking daily sachets of Optibac, her eczema is clear (also thanks to the right steroid cream I should add) and I cannot thank them enough. She is also never ill (touch wood) despite her 4 year old big sister bringing home various preschool bugs. Her immune system has been given the boost it needed and then some - I recommend Optibac to everyone, they think I must be on commission! Thank you once again, and especially thank you to Steve Payne who recommended them in the first place and even purchased our first sachets for us. So grateful.

  • Response from OptiBac Probiotics

    Thanks for the review Katie, we'll be sure to pass the message onto Steve.

  • My husband and I have used several of Optibac's excellent products. We can recommend Bowel Calm and Well being in particular for helping to keep your digestive system on the right track. I've also taken the Extra Strength versions from time to time when a harder hit of probiotics is needed. We all suffer from an upset tum from time to time, and I've found that taking this great product can nip it in the bud. Things are usually back to normal within two or three days. These are excellent products with an excellent team of advisors behind them. Recommended to one and all.

  • After a course of tablets from my doctor I began suffering from diahorrea to the extent i was worried i had IBS. A friend who promotes organic foods "a little too much" recommended probiotics. After the second tablet of the extra strength ones my bowel movements were back to normal. I claimed co-incidence until 6 months later it cured the same problem again. I am a chartered engineer and not taken in by gimmick tablets. I hate to say it I now swear by these tablets

  • Two of us took them as prescribed and had no problems while in China. 3 days after stopping them I got stomach cramps, lasting for over a week. I later found out that this happened to my friend as well. I wonder to what degree they take over the system and whether there should be a gradual winding down of them.

  • Response from OptiBac Probiotics

    Hi Dave, were you taking the travel probiotic? I must say that this feedback is completely unprecedented. Generally speaking there is no need to 'wind down' after probiotics, and they certainly should not cause stomach cramps. If you would like to discuss further please call us, 01264 339 770, perhaps we can offer you a different product to try next time. Warm regards, Soraya

  • after years of holiday tummy every time i travelled away from home i tried travla. we holidayed in india & i ate salads,fruit, seafood & everything your recommended to avoid, i have to say my tummy has never been more settled & i felt generally better all round.

  • I also wish these products were available in Australia, but I am happy to order on line to receive them from you. Thanks.

  • Your website is an inspiration, easy to navigate and love the 'latest news' giving up-to-date findings on trials and research. Thank you so very much

  • I am very pleased with your products. I have always had a 'nervous' stomach to go along with asthma and later in life horrible eczema. Many years ago I got serious poisoning from of all things bad potatoes, and since then my life has been truly wrecked by being so ill. I must have ingested kilos of lotomil and loperamide. Even though I do drink litres of water enthusiastically I very often would be in a horrible state of dehydration. Everything seems to get me, many foods, stress and worst of all I have a bad allergy to aspirin and salicylates which is very difficult to get around as they're everywhere. ...I had heard that this probiotic range is good and I just went for it. I really don't buy into the drinks as being that helpful but the information about the products on your website gave me hope. I bought the For daily wellbeing, the For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength, and For bowel calm. I have taken the EXTRA Strength and the bowel calm so far and am almost euphoric! I am very much looking forward to the new regularity product as it gives me a feeling of saftey to have products I can use if there's an emergency and the extra strength, bowel calm and regularity products should keep even a nervous Nelly like me happy. I feel so good after what was an awful weekend and I just can't stop smiling. ..Thanks for the excellent backup as well as the products. Kean.

  • I really love OptiBac and I really miss it here. There are no substitutes which could compare to it in Australia.

  • My healing practitioner Gabriele A. Franklin recommended to me all kinds of OptiBac products a long time ago. For the last 4 years they have become a firm fixture of every day and I'm satisfied with your high quality products. When I hear about friends on antibiotics, OptiBac's the first word leaving my mouth ;)

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