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Athletes beware; The FDA recently warned that antibiotics can cause tendon damage according to Runners World Magazine.

Athletes beware; The FDA recently warned that antibiotics can cause tendon damage according to Runners World Magazine. While there is a major concern regarding the effect antibiotics and their overuse has caused us including resistant strains, as well as problems with obesity, one additional concern has just been raised by the FDA. If you are an athlete, antibiotics may affect the strength of muscle tendons.A class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones””and side effects that could prove devastating to runners. While running injuries may be a part of training, taking a substance that can increase the likelihood of an injury without understanding Read More »