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Hygiene Hypothesis: Could More Dirt and Germs Boost Your Health? | MSN

Hygiene Hypothesis: Could More Dirt and Germs Boost Your Health? | MSN

Society is becoming much too sterile.  Research has found that avoiding germs altogether could be detrimental to necessary bacteria meant to boost the immune system. Early exposure to microbes – in children whose immune system are developing especially – could lower the risks of contracting health conditions. People who live in areas of high sanitation could lack the microbes necessary to keep asthma and allergies at bay.

Source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/hygiene-hypothesis-could-more-dirt-and-germs-boost-your-health/ar-AAHxxgs#page=2

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