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Common Health Issues

 
If Antibiotics have been used frequently
Also read: Alternatives to antibiotics




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. 



 

Or Probiotic Eleven
(read description below first)

This product is recommended for individuals who occasionally experience lactose intolerance, stomach-related health concerns and other minor concerns of the gastrointestinal tract.

 

Or Eleven Elevated
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Eleven Elevated contains the same blend of beneficial bacteria and prebiotics found in Probiotic Eleven (above), our most popular probiotic, but with a higher CFU (colony forming unit) count. Eleven Elevated is approximately 67% more potent per serving and 150% more potent per capsule than Probiotic Eleven. Take it for 30 days then switch to Probiotic Eleven.

Probiotic 11

 

Add Yeast Fungal Detox
(if description below applies to you)

A healthy body is host to a delicate balance of yeast and friendly microflora. That balance is easily compromised through a poor diet and some prescription medications, turning your body into a breeding ground for yeast and fungal infections.

Antibiotics (alternatives to)

 

There is no question about it. Antibiotics are one of the wonders of modern medicine and they have saved countless lives through their appropriate use. Unfortunately, these valuable drugs are also commonly prescribed for conditions where they have little or no effect. For starters, antibiotics only work on bacterial infections, so they are worthless on viral or fungal infections. This means that there is absolutely no reason to take an antibiotic for the common cold or flu.
Antibiotics are also ineffective in many, if not most, cases of sore throats, sinus infections, bronchitis, respiratory congestion and earaches (otitis media).

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In spite of these facts, many people run to their doctor and practically insist on getting a prescription for an antibibiotic for these types of health problems. What these people don't realize is that using antibiotics in this inappropriate manner will actually harm their health in the long run.

This is partly because antibiotics kill friendly bacteria in the intestinal tract. When these friendly bacteria are destroyed, yeast and infectious bacteria proliferate causing intestinal inflammation, Leaky Gut Syndrome and a weakened immune system. It makes the person even more susceptible to future infections.

An even more serious problem created by antibiotic overuse is the development of antibiotic resistance bacteria, sometimes called "superbugs." Here's how this happens. Antibiotics never kill all the bacteria and the ones that survive are the ones that are most resistant to the drug. Over lime, the process of natural selection gradually creates strains of bacteria which can't be killed by that particular antibiotic.

Antibiotic resistance can develop very quickly. For instance, penicillin became widely used after World War II; it only took four years for microbes to start becoming resistant to penicillin. This is why new antibiotics have to be introduced regularly, but it's becoming a losing battle. Antibiotic resistance is now a worldwide problem, especially in hospitals and medical clinics. It has made diseases such as tuberculosis, gonorrhea, malaria, and childhood ear infections more difficult to treat than they were a few decades ago.

Prescribing antibiotics for colds and other viral infections and feeding livestock antibiotics for "prevention" has hastened the development of antibiotic resistance, which is why we need to put a halt to this abuse of antibiotics, especially when there are natural ways to treat most infections. Many of these natural remedies are not only effective against bacterial infections, they also work on viral and fungal infections. More importantly, bacteria do not seem to develop resistance to natural substances

 

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