Tag: ear infections

Fewer ear infections with fewer antibiotics according to the NY Times, and another method you may not have thought of.

Fewer ear infections with fewer antibiotics according to the NY Times, and another method you may not have thought of. Ear infections in children are painful for both the child and the adults.   Years ago, antibiotics were given to children with the thought that this medicine was the answer to the problem. It seemed to be until your child has repeated infections that may have only been relieved by placing tubes in the eardrums to drain the fluid and relieve the condition.   At least, this is what most people were told. In other areas of the world, waiting often saw Read More »

Antibiotics; is this why we are fatter, are less healthy and having more allergies?

Antibiotics; is this why we are fatter, are less healthy, and having more allergies?   Last night, I was watching Bill Mahr who was on Real Time on HBO. He was interviewing Dr. Martin Blaser (check out the episode here)who is a Pultizer Prize winner and researcher for 30 years of human microbes. While most of us are familiar with the idea of antibiotic resistance, most of us never heard his concept of an antibiotic side effect of obesity and the permanent changes to the natural human flora that exists in our digestive tracts that help food digest and become assimilated Read More »