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Antibiotics

As big an event as it is, there’s a lot going on this year so it’s getting sort of buried: 2017, now, today, is when antibiotic resistance is a huge wall to treatment. Time to get informed, and make sure you’re taking care of yourself, including having some immune supporting colloidal silver. Antibiotic resistance has […]

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For years, PSAs have reminded doctors and patients not to prescribe or take antibiotics for sinus infections, which are rarely caused by bacteria and so aren’t healed by antibiotics. Now, there’s a recommendation being made to end prescribing antibiotics for ear infections, too, except ear infections are commonly caused by bacteria (whether inner or outer). […]

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“Stop taking antibiotics for colds”, experts plea. About 30% of antibiotic prescriptions in the US are unnecessary and unhelpful. Antibiotics kill bacteria, but many common diseases are caused by viruses… and treated with antibiotics anyway. At least antibiotics are supposed to kill bacteria. The more antibiotics are used the more bacteria are able to develop […]

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What’s Old is New Again

April 25, 2017

Antibiotic resistance is getting serious, with everyone from young to old, mostly healthy to chronically ill at risk for catching an antibiotic resistant bacteria. Some illnesses, like STIs, are becoming more common. People are trusting antibiotics, then not getting follow up care and going out with the infection unchecked. Among the many paths being explored […]

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You might hear people droning on about antibiotic resistant bacteria: “This strain’s over here! Another strain is over there!” but rarely is there a face on it. In fact, those most at risk (people in retirement homes) are having their infections, the clusters of outbreaks, go unreported, or just downplayed. But the war is here, […]

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