In 2010, patients around the world took an estimated 70 billion doses of antibiotics — equivalent to 10 doses each. Antibiotics have a strong and long lasting impact on the gut microbiome, altering the balance of helpful and harmful bacteria. Read more..
Dangers of antibiotic overuse ..
The Danger of Antibiotic Overuse
Some germs that were once very responsive to antibiotics have become more and more resistant. This can cause more serious infections, such as pneumococcal infections (pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, and meningitis), skin infections, and tuberculosis. Read more..