Posts Tagged ‘Antibiotics’
Contributed by: Dr. Joe Kosterich
The development of penicillin was rightly seen as a great breakthrough in medicine. Fatal infections could now be treated with a “silver bullet However in nature nothing is static. Bacteria have been around for longer than humans and have survived by being able to adapt.
In the 1970’s a term, antibiotic induced diarrhoea was coined-describing a form of diarrhoea that followed a course of antibiotics. This was caused by a bug, resistant to antibiotics called Clostridium difficile as it was difficult to treat.
The problem has gotten worse. Continue Reading