According to Dr. Jeff McCombs, Founder / CEO at McCombs Center For Health, "Studies have shown that a 5-day or 7-day course of antibiotics will wipe out the 100 trillion organisms/bacteria of the gut, leaving only a few antibiotic resistant strains. These antibiotic resistant strains will be the only ones present in the gut for up to a year and the composition of the intestinal bacteria will be permanently altered. As bacteria re-populate the gut, they will acquire antibiotic resistance ...
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