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Antibiotics and Gastrointestinal Dysfunction!

Antibiotics create their damage in a number of different ways. This is a huge problem in our society as antibiotic use has been frantically prescribed for every infection and inflammation, particularly pediatric ear infection, bronchitis, and sore throat. Ironically, most of these infections are viral in nature, and not only are the antibiotics damaging, but they are ultimately unnecessary. Plain and simple, antibiotics should be considered a hospitalization level medicine and used only when bacteria have entered the blood, bone or organ! How do they create damage? 1. The first is by destroying beneficial bacteria. The small intestine and large intestine host over five hundred different kinds of beneficial bacteria. These bacteria perform hundreds of functions required for healthy metabolism and immune response. Through enzyme secretions, bacteria transform metabolic and microbial wastes (cellular debris, hormones, chemical wastes, bile, viral toxins, bacterial toxins, etc.) before they are discharged from the body. … Continue Reading

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