Antibiotics

Digest these 5 Digestion Habits for Better Children’s Health


Children’s guts are more delicate than adults.  It takes less to send their little bodies into gastrointestinal distress.  And we can’t always watch what they’re eating…and, well, kids will be kids.  But, we can’t stand to see them hurting! As parents, teachers and others who care for children, when they get sick, we can’t help

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Antioxidant Recipes: Don’t Choke on Aronia Berries!


Aronia Berries have a terrible reputation for tartness—thus the common name, Chokeberry. But they also have a wonderful reputation for antioxidant properties professed to boost the human immune system. How can a thing be SO wonderful and SO terrible?! If you’re not one of those who loves strong flavors, the trick to taking advantage of

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For Women Only: 4 Yeast Infection Secrets


If you’re a woman who has suffered through a vaginal yeast infection, you are familiar with the itchiness and irritation that indicates the presence of the infection. It’s something women dread, because they know what’s coming: more itchiness, pain, disgusting discharges, and the frustration of trying to get rid of it. In the past couple

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Clash of the Titans: How to Benefit from BOTH Antibiotics and Probiotics


At first glance, antibiotics and probiotics claim clashing objectives. Antibiotics, a term derived from “antibiosis,” means “life destroying life.” It refers to substances that kill bacteria—both good and bad. Probiotics, which means “promoting life,” refers to live micro-organisms added to the human body to “confer a health benefit.” Although both of these colossally important substances

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The 5 Most Important Facts about Traveler’s Diarrhea


Nearly every traveler knows the following piece of advice about traveling, especially when going to foreign destinations: “Don’t drink the water!” Ingesting bacteria or other substances in water or foreign food that your body is not used to can cause an awful illness called Traveler’s Diarrhea. Some studies show Traveler’s Diarrhea affects as many as

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Prebiotic Foods and Supplements Promote Healthy Bacteria…and Good Health


When a baby is born, his or her intestines are completely sterile. However, within 48 hours, bacteria has entered the baby’s intestines, and the lifelong cycle of digestion has begun. The colon, which has long been thought of simply as an organ that processes waste, is now known to be a critical processor of good

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A New Way to look at an Aging-Old Problem: Bad Digestion


Getting old is not fun physically. Achy joints, weak muscles, depression and digestive chaos force us to slow down, avoid germs and inevitably head to the bathroom more often. It helps if you stay connected to other people to keep your spirits up, stay in shape and eat right. However, no matter what we do,

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All You Need to Know About Sinusitis


Almost thirty one million people in United States have been estimated to suffer from sinusitis. Sinus infection or sinusitis is the inflammation of sinus cavity that may be caused by bacteria, fungus, or virus. Sometimes referred to as nasal congestion, it may also be caused be an upper respiratory tract infection. Sinusitis lasting for less than

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