David R. Stukus, MD
“Both gastric acid-suppressive medications and antibiotics have been implicated as factors that may enhance the development of allergic diseases,” Edward Mitre, MD, from the department of microbiology and immunology at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and colleagues wrote. “Use of these medications, which can directly cause intestinal dysbiosis, is of concern in light of increasing evidence that alterations in the human microbiome can increase the risk for allergy development.”
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