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Do Air Pollutants Play a Role in Bowel Disease?

Air Pollution

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  • Exposure to air pollution may play role in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, by triggering inflammation, making your gut more permeable and altering its normal balance of bacteria


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