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Three Sources of Antibiotics That Threaten Human Health

Dr. Mercola – Antibiotic overuse is rampant. Inappropriate use and negligent disposal of antibiotics is also a major part of the problem. Three of the primary sources of antibiotics that threaten health are…

9 Reasons to Think Twice Before Taking Antibiotics Ever Again

Paul Fassa, Natural Society Waking Times A study published by Mayo Clinic found that almost 70% of Americans are on at least one pharmaceutical; antibiotics top the list, followed by antidepressants, and opioid pain killers. This is a problem in of itself, as it the United States has transformed into a pill-popping, medication-dependent nation. What’s worse

Link Found Between Food Allergies and Farm Antibiotics

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Food allergies affect an estimated 15 million Americans, including one in 13 children. Statistics indicate something strange is afoot, as food allergies in children rose by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011 alone. Similarly, in Great Britain one in three people are allergic to something, be it pollen, dust mites, or

Bacteria From Bees Confirmed as Possible Alternative to Antibiotics

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Not just a possible alternative – but totally a preferable alternative to antibiotics whenever possible. People are already using this incredible healing substance without having needed a nod of approval from researchers. And no, we’re not talking about using the actual bees. While consumers of raw honey can tell you that it

Early Use of Antibiotics Alters Immunity Later On

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times As the gut microbiome becomes the newest hot topic in medical science, researchers are welcoming natural and nutritional approaches to optimal health and preventing disease. A lot of studies take a doom-and-gloom tone about the devastating effects on the world from generations of immersion in antibiotics – in animals, in food and

These Over-Prescribed Antibiotics are Causing Transgenerational DNA Damage

Lisa Bloomquist, Collective-Evolution Waking Times It’s Worse Than You Know In a May, 2014 letter to the U.S. Senate, Doctor Jay S. Cohen said of fluoroquinolones, “In my 40+ years in pharmacovigilance, FQs (fluoroquinolones) surpass Vioxx and Thalidomide in the degree of permanent harm done.”  Let that sink in for a bit. Fluoroquinolones – cipro/ciprofloxacin,

What Happens When a Country Takes its Livestock Off Antibiotics?

Mercola Waking Times Antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect two million Americans every year, causing at least 23,000 deaths. Even more die from complications related to the infections, and the numbers are steadily growing. It’s now clear that we are facing the perfect storm to take us back to the pre-antibiotic age, when some of the most important

Natural Ear Infection Alternatives to Antibiotics Proven Safer and More Effective

Eleni Roumeliotou, GreenMedInfo Waking Times Acute otitis media (ear infection) is very common in children and usually accompanied by ear pain, fever and irritability. Although it is believed that 80% of the otitis cases resolve spontaneously without any treatment, the standard medical approach relies on the prescription of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs. An independent review by the Cochrane

The Era of Antibiotics is Over – It’s Time To Return to Natural Remedies

Alex Pietrowiski, Staff Writer Waking Times Some will blame the doctors who are swift to prescribe pharmaceuticals; others will blame patients and their desire for a quick fix; perhaps some will think the over-use of antibiotics in factory farms and dairy products is mostly to blame. Likely, it is the combination of these three main factors

A Reflection On Antibiotics

Suzanne Humphries, MD, Green Med Info Waking Times As you can see here, scientists are running out of options. Many drug resistant micro-organisms are no longer responding to the older drugs, and there are less and less new ones being developed. The only solution is to stop the rampant use of these largely unnecessary drugs.

Gut Biota Never Recover from Antibiotics: Damages Future Generations

Heidi Stevenson, Gaia Health Waking Times Emerging research shows that the harmful effects of antibiotics go much further than the development of drug resistant diseases. The beneficial bacteria lost to antibiotics, along with disease-inducing bacteria, do not fully recover. Worse, flora lost by a mother is also lost to her babies. The missing beneficial gut bacteria are likely

The Dangers of Fluoride-Based Antibiotics, Plus Natural Solutions

Paul Fassa, Natural Society Waking Times My wife has recently recovered (slowly) from an unusual infection of her right lung, for which she had to be hospitalized with enforced IV antibiotics and even more after her release. We looked into antibiotic dangers and after effects because she was experiencing mild neuropathy symptoms, insomnia and unusual

What Really Happens When You Take Antibiotics?

Raluca Schachter, Guest Writer Waking Times Antibiotics: One of the most prescribed drug in the modern world! The evidence that proves how harmful this practice can be has been available for a while now. Taking routine course of antibiotics and moreover pouring them into our food has been leading to serious and dangerous side effects,

Could Oregano Oil Replace Antibiotics in Livestock Treatment?

Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times A growing number of people don’t want their meat raised with antibiotics. Due to concerns of antibiotic-resistance, animal treatment, and personal health, more and more individuals are seeking out food makers that specifically buy only antibiotic-free meats. What was once an extremely small market is booming. With that growing demand

Natural Ways to Avoid and Recover From Antibiotics

Erin Schumacher, Guest Writer Waking Times Most of us have taken antibiotics at some point in our lives. We take these powerful drugs because we are told by our healthcare professionals that we must. After all, who would want to risk a serious bacterial infection when it could be easily avoided? Antibiotics are great at

Garlic Proven 100 Times More Effective Than Antibiotics, Working In A Fraction of The Time

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times  A significant finding from Washington State University shows that garlic is 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics at fighting disease causing bacteria commonly responsible for foodborne illness. Their work was published recently in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy a follow-up to the author’s previous research in Applied and Environmental Microbiology which


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