Category: Antibiotics

Antibiotics: Take Them Only When You Really Need Them


We know that antibiotics can be life-saving, but they can also wreak havoc on your gut microbiome. Antibiotics can wipe out bacterial species and decrease the diversity of the gut microbiome, so don’t take them unless there’s a good reason to do so.  Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.  There are a lot of questions you can ask your doctor.