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Too many antibiotics given to infants may be why so many of us have allergies according to the NY Times.

Too many antibiotics given to infants may be why so many of us have allergies according to the NY Times. Why are some people so allergic to different things while others have so few allergies? According to the NY Times which cited a new study in the JAMA Pediatrics journal, the reason may be too many antibiotics. The study reviewed covered prescriptions for five classes of antibiotics: penicillin, penicillin with a beta-lactamase inhibitor, cephalosporin, sulfonamide, and macrolide. They found that the use of antibiotics had a direct relationship to allergy symptoms such as anaphylaxis, sneezing and running nose asthma, food Read More »