UK doctors told to halve inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions by 2020
A step in the right direction, but is it too little and too late? Also if you are prescribed antibiotics it is extremely important to take probiotics for at least 3 months. This is as the antibiotics will decimate the microbiota living in your gut and so you need some assistance to get these going again. The latest research is indicating that problems with gut flora are likely behind much chronic inflammation, which in turn is a factor in everything from allergies and auto-immune conditions to obesity and cardiovascular disease.
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