Tag Archives: antibiotics

Dying over allergies trivia:

Death from allergic reactions due to drugs has more than doubled in the last 10 years. Now hear this! Around 60% of all fatal allergic reactions are caused by drugs – not food allergies. In fact, only 7% of all … Continue reading

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Deadlier than Ebola

Does Ebola kill the most victims or does standard medical treatment kill more? The latest Ebola outbreak has caused more deaths than any other on record with up to 90% of infected people dying from it – or are they … Continue reading

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Resisting antibiotics

Invasive bacteria have the ability to evolve and develop strategies to overcome antibiotics. Modern medicine, on the other hand, has remained stagnant in the development of antibiotics that work against the smarter bacterium. The fact is that bacteria can evolve … Continue reading

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When your UTI keeps coming back

When taking antibiotics for a Urinary Track Infection (UTI) you can probably get better in about seven days. If you are a maverick and refuse drugs to do natural things, it might take up to a whole week to get … 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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Dandelion: friend or foe

The weed – er, I mean herb – dandelion is both a diuretic and liver-detoxifyier. Dandelion tea is very helpful to detoxify the liver while you sleep. Dandelion root extract can actually reduce alcohol-related liver damage. Dandelion root can be … Continue reading

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Making a flu vaccine

How to manufacture a flu vaccine: Start with egg protein and grow enough flu virus to make the vaccine (take a wild guess as to which strain of flu might dominate the next season). Next, add some formaldehyde to kill … Continue reading

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Slowly the tummy turns…

As we age, the digestive system slowly deteriorates until many people experience things like celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic bloating, food allergies and food sensitivities. What happens though is that a vast majority of … Continue reading

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Building an immune system

Over 80% of the human immune system is built in the ecosystem of bacteria found in the intestines. The more we are subjected to strong antibiotics, processed/sterilized foods, chemical preservatives, GMO foods, chemicals in the air and water, contaminated and … Continue reading

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Rapid influenza diagnostic tests

Currently, there are 16 different rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) used identify the presence of influenza A or B virus antigen in respiratory specimens. These tests work in less than 15 minutes.  But how accurate are these tests? 62% accurate … 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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Fungus among us

Here is my latest article out about fungus and candida and what to do about it from Real Health Talk:   http://realhealthtalk.com/Fungus_among_us.html

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/03/13

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Anti – antibiotic

One of the quickest ways to bad health is through antibiotics. A new study at Stanford found a number of intestinal pathogens causing problems after antibiotic administration by actually opening the door for these pathogens to take hold. Within 24 … Continue reading

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For sickness or heath

Are we generally getting sicker or healthier? What has our modern health system wrought for our health? A shocking 70% or so of Americans are now on at least one prescription drug, and over 50% take two medications. A pitiful … Continue reading

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Really depressing C-diff news

The sad news is that 30,000 people in the US die from C-difficile infections every year. The really sad news is that new research shows that the antidepressants Prozac and Remeron can actually double the risk of a C-difficle infection. … Continue reading

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Phone in dentist

A survey has suggested that dentists tend to over-prescribe antibiotics in children. But what can go wrong with that? How about changing a child’s digestion and neurology permanently? Or, how about developing antibiotic-resistant organisms? How about severe allergic reactions? US … Continue reading

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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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