Beyond Antibiotics: 50 (or so) Ways to Boost Immunity and Avoid Antibiotics

Officials from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control have reported that the overuse of antibiotics in medicine has created an epidemic of antibiotic resistant bacteria Doctors fear that if antibiotic use is not curtailed, we may soon approach the day when untreatable infections are rampant In Beyond Antibiotics, Drs Schmidt, Smith, and SeOfficials from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control have reported that the overuse of antibiotics in medicine has created an epidemic of antibiotic resistant bacteria Doctors fear that if antibiotic use is not curtailed, we may soon approach the day when untreatable infections are rampant In Beyond Antibiotics, Drs Schmidt, Smith, and Sehnert explore the problems presented by the overuse of these drugs More importantly, they show how to build immunity, improve resistance to infections, and avoid antibiotics when possible.
Beyond Antibiotics or so Ways to Boost Immunity and Avoid Antibiotics Officials from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control have reported that the overuse of antibiotics in medicine has created an epidemic of antibiotic resistant bacteria

  • Title: Beyond Antibiotics: 50 (or so) Ways to Boost Immunity and Avoid Antibiotics
  • Author: Michael A. Schmidt Lendon H. Smith Keith W. Sehnert
  • ISBN: 9781556431807
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Beyond Antibiotics: 50 (or so) Ways to Boost Immunity and Avoid Antibiotics ”

    1. Couldn't finish. I love listening to Schmidt on This Week in Microbiology (and I think this is the same guy). He's interesting and knowledgable about various microbes and their biology, and uses helpful analogies to understand their actions. This book feels like it overreaches, extrapolating from often scanty (or old) data. I don't have the time to look into the studies cited, and don't have the tools to "unpack" a study either. He mentions a "controversial" study that links antipyretic use with [...]

    2. Interesting premise and eye opener of sorts. But I would take what this book says with a pinch of salt. The book talks about holistic care of our body as against the piecemeal approach adopted by allopathy medicine. In philosophy I agree with most things the book says. But reading with an open mind, some of the arguments by the authors feel specious. The way they keep mixing anecdotal and obscure statistical evidence gives a feel of snake salesmen trying to convince clients with marketing gimmic [...]

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