Antibiotics: Risks and Alternatives*

Overuse & Abuse Antibiotics are one of the cornerstones of modern medicine. But this once lifesaving medication has been overused, with catastrophic results—including antibiotic-resistant bacteria, disrupted gut microbiomes, and associated chronic health problems. Damaging the Gut Microbiome While fighting a bacterial infection, antibiotics also kill off many of the beneficial microbes living in harmony inContinue reading “Antibiotics: Risks and Alternatives*”