I was put on an antibiotic by my doctor for 10 days because I had a very bad ear problem and could not risk getting a bacterial infection. I was put on them for preventative reasons. Everyday while on the antibiotics I have been supplementing... (more)
For a bacterial chest infection that's been plaguing me for 7 weeks. It been getting worse, despite me trying to eat a good diet and take vitamin D etc. I am aware of the negative effects of them so wondering what the best way to combat them will... (more)
Given the antibiotics will kill everything in their way its best to concentrate on repopulation after you've finished them. I don't think yogurt will really offer enough, kefir would be better. Maybe one month on a multi-strain high count (as in... (more)
What can I do or give my 2yr old for his upset tummy which was caused by an antibiotic hes taken for an ear infection? He wont eat anything so is there anything i can giv him or do for him to help his upset tummy caused by his antibiotic ??
has anyone effectively been cured of acne after a long course of antibiotics? if the theory of some kind of bad gut bacteria were true, and an antibotic eradicated it and let the good flora repopulate it is conceivable that an antibiotic could... (more)
Oral vitamin C is weak antibacterial agent (unlike intravenous C), it's mostly a virus cleansing thing, although it will help to threaten bacterial infections by making the immune system stronger and will effectively eradicate specific pathogens... (more)
A friend of mine's kid had terrible digestive problems starting from birth. Gas, diarrhea, cramping, etc. She took the kid to a myriad of doctors. Did allergy tests, elimination diets... Some things helped a little but they never felt that the kid... (more)
Given the antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties of coconut oil, would the effectiveness of probiotics be inhibited by coconut oil, even if the two are taken at the same time? What about if they are spaced out a few hours?
Does anyone know if the antibiotics usually used to treat non-organic cows are able to pass through the cow's blood-brain barrier? I am interested because if this is the case, one wouldn't need to locate an organic source of cow brain.
The prions from mad cow disease alone ought to dissuade you from eating CAFO cow brain. I really have no faith in the USDA or the factory farms themselves to completely eradicate BSE.
Interesting article here: http://donmatesz.blogspot.com/2011/01/practically-primal-guide-to.html Don tracked antibiotic intake in farm animals and found they only seem to consume similar levels, by weight as humans. Plus said animals must undergo... (more)
I too read this and felt relief as it affords households like mine, which subsist almost entirely on conventionally raised meats, a bit of grace. As Flavio mentioned, offsetting the cafo O3/O6 imbalance with fish intake may be a decent compromise... (more)
I'm dealing with acne and very bad seb dermatitis and i want to try an internal antibiotic coconut oil, coconut flesh(both young and mature) have done nothing Oregano as a crude herb in capsul but not an oil, I might try. Any suggestions? (more)
Looking for some hacks/tips on what to do after finishing up a course of antibiotics. (Keflex rx 8 days) in the hope of restoring gut flora and health to nearest maximal as possible. Thanks, Liam
As soon as I'm done with the antibiotics prescription, I'd start downing all sorts of probiotics (e.g. FloraStor) and fermented foods - fermented by myself if possible. e.g. yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee, etc.
Hi, Have just been placed on Keflex for a skin infection (cellulitus). Need to have it cleared up in around 10 days for a military medical and wondering if there is any natural antibiotics I can use to help target the bacteria. I am supplementing... (more)
Hey there! The last few days I had aching tonsils and thought this was because I was sleeing wrong. But today I went from feeling great to extremely sick, cold-like symptoms, dry eyes, aching bones.. Is there anything I can do? I have to... (more)
So, I'm freaking out a bit because I can't figure out what's wrong with me- I thought it was food poisoning, so I ate just meat after recovering for a few days and then made bone broth and took some probiotics, did a brief 24 hour broth fast...but... (more)