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Author Topic: Gut bacteria recovers after antibiotics  (Read 47 times)

Offline skb

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Gut bacteria recovers after antibiotics
« on: October 24, 2018, 07:41:39 PM »
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Re: Gut bacteria recovers after antibiotics
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2018, 08:10:22 AM »
Kind of a good news/bad news story.  The gut bacteria almost recovers after antibiotic use.  The fact that some types may not recover may or may not be important.  OTOH, the use of antibiotics is often necessary and very important to combat problems.  One thing I am not sure of is are probiotics any help ?
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Re: Gut bacteria recovers after antibiotics
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2018, 11:37:18 AM »
I'd almost venture to say that probiotics could be a better choice than antibiotics, just because antibiotics are too flagrantly used against viruses & other microbes without docs learning if they're actually effective in those situations. Then they lose their potency & aren't effective in ANY situation.