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An Antibiotic That is Worrisome for Thyroid Patients

When it comes to life-threatening infections, antibiotics have been a GodSend, however for minor infections the following antibiotics are troublesome and are known to cause some nasty side effects. The antibiotic family I am referring to are fluoroquinolones. You may also see it referred to as quinolones. The following make up the quinolones: Ciprofloxacin, Cipro, […]

What Everybody Wants To Know About Antibiotics


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Before we get into discussing antibiotics, let’s first look at the definition of this word. Anti is defined as “opposed to; against.” Biotic is defined as “of, relating to, or resulting from living things, especially in their ecological relations.” So on a level we can simplify the word antibiotic as […]

Enough With Antibiotics Already!

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by Glen Depke Simply put, antibiotics are poisons that are used to kill. Only licensed physicians can prescribe them and they are used to kill bacteria. While many have benefited from antibiotics, it is important to understand that antibiotics kill organisms and you are an organism. So what are the biggest challenges when taking antibiotics? […]