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Stomach Acid Suppressing Meds Causing Infections and Serious Health Problems

Thursday, January 5, 2017 11:02
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Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications whose primary action is a to reduce gastric acid production. Prilosec, prevacid, and nexium are popular PPIs which help constitute a large percentage of the most prescribed medications in the world. In a population-based study from Scotland, PPIs were linked with an increased risk of intestinal infections with C. difficile and Campylobacter bacteria, which can cause considerable illness. The study adds to a growing body of evidence that the health consequences of PPI-based drugs are causing far more damage to the human body than previously published in medical literature. Continued At Source link below. http://preventdisease.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/PreventDiseasecom/199701427498 https://twitter.com/#!/Prevent_Disease



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