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H. Pylori and Gut Health

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that lives on the mucous membrane of the stomach and duodenum and causes inflammation and damage. It is the main cause of chronic gastritis, gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers, and stomach cancer. Its’ causative agent is a unique pathogenic microaerophilic gram-negative bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). The bacterium got its name from the