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Can antibiotic use lead to colon cancer?

Can antibiotic use lead to an increased risk of colorectal cancer? Apparently.

“An increasing total exposure to antibiotics at age 20–39 was significantly associated with a higher risk of colorectal adenoma… Similarly, antibiotic use during age 40–59 was associated with an increased risk of colorectal adenoma… The associations were similar for low-risk versus high-risk adenomas.”

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An Easy Way To Help Your Microbiome – Trash Triclosan

Here is one of the easiest ways to help your microbiome and your gut.

Throw away everything in your home that contains Triclosan or Triclocarban. Don’t use antibacterial soaps when away from home, as they too may contain these chemicals. Simple isn’t it?

Oh, you want to know how and why? Good, you really need to know just how bad this stuff really is!

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Maybe As Bad For The Gut As Antibiotics!

Do you take Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)? PPIs are among the top 10 most widely used drugs in the world. PPI use has been associated with an increased risk of enteric infections, most notably Clostridium difficile, with a 65% increase in incidence. The gut microbiome plays an important role in enteric infections, by resisting or promoting colonisation by pathogens. PPIs may just as bad for the gut as antibiotics!
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High Heavy Metal Levels Often Due To A Dysfunctional Microbiome

Do you think your body might be high in mercury, chromium, cadmium, lead, or arsenic? Are you wanting to detoxify and get rid of these heavy metals? Probiotics and strengthening your gut’s microbiota may be the answer.

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Nurturing A Baby’s Microbiome, Before And After Birth – Popular Science

This article is from the May 21st online edition of the Popular Science magazine. Researchers are looking at ways to inoculate babies born by cesarean section with their mother’s microbiota.

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