Is anyone familiar with antibiotic resistance?

Is anyone familiar with antibiotic resistance, candida-yeast overload, etc. following chronic use of antibiotics? I would appreciate any input.

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  • Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT moderator
    11 months ago

    Hi jeanninewilber and thanks for your post. While we cannot provide medical advice or diagnostics over the internet (for your own safety), your inquiry certainly warrants a reply. In the most general of terms, over-use or excessive use of antibiotics can render a person to be less responsive to the antibiotic that is being used. The micro-organisms the medication is being used to treat are less susceptible to the effects of the drug. In some cases, it’s actually been given a name – MRSA or Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus – would be one example.
    I hope this brief answer provides you with the information you are looking for.
    All the best,
    Leon (site moderator)

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