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How to Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea  with Soil-Based Probiotics

Posted by Ian D. Ravensdale

October 6, 2017 at 10:55 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - How to Avoid Traveler’s Diarrhea  with Soil-Based Probiotics

Image credit: Tinkture dr SulcaBetween 12% to 50% of Canadian travellers who contract traveler’s diarrhea become incapacitated for part of their trip due to it, and another 5% to 10% of them are then at risk of developing post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome. 1  Traveler's Diarrhea, which is often referred to as "Montezuma's Revenge" after the Aztec ruler Moctezuma II, is one of the more common illnesses suffered by travelers visiting certain parts of the globe. It is usually caused by E COLI bacteria found in contaminated water and food, and is often due to improper food handling and storage, as well as poor sewage disposal.

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Topics: probiotic, Travel, recovery, diarrhea

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