A new study suggests that you must think twice before you take in antibiotics. According to this new study by Dr. Martin Blaser, antibiotics may not only destroy that harmful bacteria hat live inside the human body but the good ones as well!
In a commentary published on the Nature journal Blaser wrote, “Antibiotics kill the bacteria we do want, as well as those we don’t. Sometimes, our friendly flora never fully recover.”
With the bacteria dead, humans become more vulnerable to harmful diseases, especially diabetes, asthma, allergies and, take note, obesity! An example of the bacterium that Blaser cited was the Helicobacter pylori, which was a “dominant microbe in the stomachs of almost all people” in the early 1900s. This bacteria is now almost gone.