Tag Archives: antibiotic overuse

Gluten sensitivity, celiac and antibiotics

Antibiotic use is now tied to gluten sensitivity, intolerance and allergies. We have helped cause Celiac Disease by prescribing antibiotics for every little unidentified sniffle, fever and rash… Is the gluten problem going to go away? Not until we smarten … Continue reading

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Antibiotics: A miracle drug turned sour

Give antibiotics to an infant and sentence them to allergies, autoimmune disorders, obesity and an elevated risk for infectious diseases later in life. At least that’s what the latest study out of the University of Minnesota says. Researchers reaffirmed what … Continue reading

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America on drugs

Doctors are the third leading cause of death in the US. We have a severely misguided trust in the medical system. Are we getting healthier or are we getting sicker? We are definitely getting broker… http://realhealthtalk.com/Misguided_trust_America_on_drugs.html

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Autism rates are not falling!

The 2014 numbers were 1 in 68 children have autism. Wonder what that number is this year? It’s not getting better and it will only get worse until the parents wake up to the facts. Read more > www.realhealthtalk.com/Autism__The_Rising_Tide_of_Autism.html

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Don’t cry over this spilled milk

Dying for some milk trivia:  Did you know that a baby calf cannot survive on store-bought pasteurized milk? Regular ole store-bought milk also often contains antibiotics, growth hormones, anti-inflammatory drugs, lipid regulators, anticonvulsants, beta-blockers, ethinylestradiol, up to 20 different kinds … Continue reading

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The ultimate cost of antibiotic overuse

Antibiotic overuse is costing us our health. Read this Real Health Talk article to find some of the many costly consequences of antibiotic overuse: http://realhealthtalk.com/Antibiotics_and_Immune_System_Compromise.html  

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Antibiotic trivia

According to the US Center for Disease Control, some 18 million courses of unnecessary antibiotics are prescribed in the US annually – just for the common cold. 50 million are prescribed for viral respiratory infections. Here’s a huge hint – … Continue reading

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Kiddie cocaine cancer

Did any doctor handing out Ritalin tell you that after just three months on this hard drug, there is a three-fold increase in chromosomal abnormalities linked to increased cancer risk? Even the American Academy of Pediatrics ignores clear evidence of … Continue reading

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Bring on the asthma

Want your child to have a higher risk of asthma? Then be sure to load them up on antibiotics before their first birthday… Infants on antibiotics before their first birthday can have an increased risk of developing asthma, according to … Continue reading

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Antibiotic blame game

Parents blame the physicians for antibiotic overuse and physicians blame the parents. Either way, antibiotics are often prescribed for young children with upper respiratory tract infections regardless of whether they are bacterial or not. The argument is that this will … Continue reading

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New FDA antibiotic use policy has no teeth

So, the FDA (Foot Dragging and Alibis) has a new policy out to curb the over-use of antibiotics. The problem is that it is 100% voluntary and will only slightly alter the labels of veterinary antibiotics. Yah, that’ll teach them … Continue reading

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How antibiotic use destroys the immune system to cause cancer

Here is an article I wrote about how the use if antibiotics have set us up for our current cancer crisis: http://realhealthtalk.com/Antibiotics_and_Immune_System_Compromise.html

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Obese toddlers

Wanna fatten up your toddler? Give them antibiotics. Toddler too fat? Probably had antibiotics as an infant. Infants given multiple courses of broad-spectrum antibiotics have a 20% increased risk of becoming obese toddlers according to the Obesity Society. The greatest … Continue reading

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Senseless sore throat trivia

Less than 10% of sore throats are caused by bacteria yet 60% of sore throats have antibiotics thrown willy-nilly at them.

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Blame game

Who is to blame for the overuse of antibiotics? The doctors say that it is the patient demanding them and that it is all the patient’s fault for the growing epidemics of antibiotic resistant bacteria. The biggest problem is that … Continue reading

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How to treat a sore throat

In 10 years, the prescription rates for the antibiotic azithromycin, increased from rarer than rare for strep throat to a horrendous 15% of antibiotics prescribed. A mere 10% of all strep throat is bacterial and yet 60% of sore throats … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/08/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/27/13

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When does MRSA attack?

MRSA loves kids in the summertime and winter-time antibiotics could be to blame for this according to Eili Klein, Ph.D. Interestingly, in the winter, MRSA preys on the community of elderly in hospital settings. Overall MRSA infections have not decreased … Continue reading

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Just one dose can change your life – forever

Life-altering antibiotics are easier to get now than ever. But just one dose of these changes the body’s intestinal flora and even the neurological chemical makeup forever. Now you can get your over-prescribed antibiotics virtually every time (no, really virtually) … Continue reading

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