Antibiotics are antibacterial agents. They have no effect
against viral conditions for which they are frequently prescribed. Unfortunately, antibiotics also destroy beneficial
bacteria in the gastrointestinal and female reproductive
tract. This allows yeast to multiply out of balance with other
organisms in the body. Yeast produce a toxin that weakens
the immune system. Long-term use of antibiotics results in
reduced immunity. See Probiotics for more options.
After completing a round of antibiotics it is important to
take probiotics in order to replace the friendly bacteria that
have been destroyed. There are many species of friendly bacteria or lactobacillus besides the commonly recommended
It may also be helpful to take antifungal herbs after taking
antibiotics to knock down yeast.
Below is a list of suggested products. Those in bold are key products for the health issue explained on this page.
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Herbs: Garlic and Pau d' Arco
Herbal Formulas: Lymphatic Drainage
Nutrients: Pantothenic Acid, Probiotic Eleven and
for children: Sunshine Heroes Probiotic power
1. Our very existence is dependent upon the body's ability to utilize minerals because minerals activate enzymes! More about minerals
2. Digestive Enzymes: If food is not digesting properly, it creates waste that builds up downstream in the colon... an open door to toxicity & diseases!
3. Probiotics: "Friendly gut bacteria play a crucial role in preventing diseases, from cancer to obesity". Dr. Robynne Chutkan M.D. More info