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Can Probiotics Make You Sexier?

Happy Valentine’s Day.  Can Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics® make you sexier?  Did you know that your intestinal bacteria (your microbiome) regulate hormone levels…and your sexiness?  Dr. Susan Erdman has conducted pioneering microbiome research at MIT. In her study titled Microbes, Oxytoxin, and Healthful Longevity, she reported that giving certain strains of probiotic bacteria to male mice resulted in unusually lustrous fur, healthier skin, elevated testosterone levels and increased sexual activity.…

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Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Damage Your Microbiome: Can Cause Serious Side Effects

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are one of the highest-selling classes of drugs of all time with sales approaching $10 billion per year. PPIs, which are commonly used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn and gastric ulcers, belong to a class of medications that I refer to as microbiome-disrupting drugs

For years, the medical profession has believed that PPIs were completely safe for most people. The FDA was also convinced that PPIs were safe because they…

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