Evidence Assessment of Management of Acute Otitis Media – (08-13-01)

Evidence Assessment of Management of Acute Otitis Media

I’m not going to go into this in more detail, but I do want to once again stress that antibiotic resistance is really only a minor complication of antibiotic miss use.  Consider the long term chronic effects that destroying the normal flora has on overall health. Alterations in the GI tract can lead to a host of quality of life-destroying illness, potentially including allergies, asthma, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis and most all autoimmune conditions. Consider that next time you’re given an antibiotic for a condition that will clear up just as quickly without it.

Pediatrics — Abstracts: Takata et al. 108 (2): 239

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.