01-12-2014, 10:44 PM   #1
ohaj0406's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Plexus Slim

Just wandering if any of you have tried Plexus Slim with Crohn's? I am reading in some reviews that people with Crohn's have had wonderful results drinking their product.
01-12-2014, 10:50 PM   #2
SarahBear's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Charleston, West Virginia

My Support Groups:
Hi, ohaj0406.

I haven't tried it myself, but I'm wondering are you considering using it as a nutritional drink or for weight loss?

Diagnosed with Crohn's disease 12/6/08.
Have taken: Prednisone, 6mp, methotrexate, Pentasa.
Currently waiting for a new medication!

Check out the Crohn's forum chat!

01-24-2014, 10:06 PM   #3
rxgirl's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Florida

My Support Groups:
I am currently using Plexus Slim and their Pro-bio 5 for Crohn's and Mastocytic enterocolitis. I do not need to and have not lost any weight. I will say I feel much better overall since adding this. Much more normal stools and less GI pain.
01-29-2014, 04:40 PM   #4
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Texas

My Support Groups:
I have been on Plexus Slim & the Accelerator for about a week (with my doctor's blessing). He did not approve the ProBiotic however because he said live bacteria was not good for me while on Imuran. Has anyone else heard that? So far, no weight change, but my energy level has improved.
02-24-2014, 10:17 PM   #5
ohaj0406's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
not really interested in weight loss. Using it as a nutritional supplement and energy.
05-19-2014, 10:28 PM   #6
Stacy Dalton
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Austin, Texas
I'm just following this post. I have a friend with Crohn's that I'm trying to research results for her about Plexus Slim / Probiotics ... hope to hear some positive results!
05-20-2014, 06:19 AM   #7
ohaj0406's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
I have been on Slim for about 3 weeks. I am also taking pro bio 5. My labs last week were the best they have ever been. I am feeling so much better and I am sleeping more soundly and having zero stomach pain. So very pleased.

Last edited by ohaj0406; 05-20-2014 at 04:12 PM.
05-20-2014, 01:57 PM   #8
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2009
This company generally has their sellers spreading information around like this to increase sales in a cure all fashion. But probiotics really may improve some symptoms of gi diseases, dont expect miracles.

I have seen the probio5 supplements and there are likely better quality products out there. for instance this probiotics by plexus slim contains grape seed extract, I'm not sure how those ingredients would even react with the bacteria, sometimes mixing grape seed extract could kill the bacteria, and they don't label the amounts of bacteria in each dose which is sort of a standard in the probiotic industry, therefore i don't trust their products and would sooner try something else. But go ahead and try it anyways maybe the bacteria actually are alive and active, just seems like an unprofessional company that hasn't done much research nor knows much of science.

Thread Tools

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:21 AM.
Copyright 2006-2017 Crohnsforum.com