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Archive for October 11, 2014

Poop Pills, Yeah they are a Thing Now

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When someone is lying it isn’t too abnormal to hear someone say, “you’re full of sh…” well you get the idea. Our poop defines us, the microbes that live in our digestive tract make it possible for us to digest food, absorb nutrients, and stay healthy. Heck they may even cause your cravings! Unfortunately sometimes –whether due to abuse of  antibiotics or some medical condition like C. diff infection– gut bacteria can work against us, leading to all sorts of problems. As of now, the only real way to fix it is a poop transplant, which can be invasive and the most effective poop transplants are not done anally, but orally.

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