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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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