Three lessons gut microbes have taught us about antibiotics — ScienceDaily

Not sure why the alternatives mentioned in this article don’t say anything about eating more (volume and variety) cultured foods, but … whatever.  Science!  – jk


Antibiotics have proven to be a double-edged sword: capable of killing a range of bacteria that cause infections, but also depleting our gut microbes, impairing our immune system, and increasing vulnerability to infection by superbugs. The lessons learned from how antibiotics impact the body, both positively and negatively, are identifying new approaches to prevent and/or correct the adverse side effects on our “good” gut bacteria, say authors of a Review published May 10 in Trends in Molecular Medicine.

Continued at Source: Three lessons gut microbes have taught us about antibiotics — ScienceDaily

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