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Antibiotics 101

by in gut health February 25, 2020

Let’s clear the air on antibiotics. The CDC reports that antibiotics are over prescribed and improperly given in over 50% of cases. However, antibiotics also turned the tide of human disease and continue to provide respectable benefits when appropriately used. As a Naturopathic Doctor, antibiotics are rarely a first line treatment, but they can be […]

Antibiotics vs Probiotics

by in gut health February 23, 2020

What’s the big deal with probiotics and antibiotics, anyway? I’m sure you’ve heard a LOT about probiotics over the last few years. Maybe you’ve even tried them yourself. I would also bet you’ve heard a lot of negativity about antibiotics. Like everything, antibiotics have a time and place. They can be incredibly useful and they […]