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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

How To Stay the Healthy Course on Your Travels

Posted by Trevor Lau

June 28, 2016 at 8:16 AM

Yes Wellness Blog - How To Stay the Healthy Course on Your Travels

Whether you are getting away from the home for a weekend, or embarking on an adventure in a foreign country, often your body isn’t your primary concern.  Vacations offer many opportunities to overindulge, as you are away from your normal routine and there are so many temptations abroad. Being healthy while away from your home can be a challenge, so here are 6 tips to help you. 

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Topics: Vitamins and Minerals, Travel, Skincare

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