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If I recover from mild sinus infections without antibiotics, will my immune system become stronger over time than with them?
Avoiding antibiotics for mild infections may be beneficial long-term. Available data suggest different antibiotics perturb human microbiota differently (1; see below from 2).
- Some broad-spectrum antibiotics clear out many more organisms than others. 797 more words
No, microbiota research is still far too preliminary to be able to predictably define what healthy gut microbiota entails. OTOH, presence of certain microbes in gut microflora usually signals sign of ill-health. 838 more words
Refers to the paper: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6275/aad3311?rss=1
This answer explains why eating one’s way to health-associated microbiota isn’t as simple as it sounds.
Healthy microbiota itself remains undefined. 841 more words
- Walnuts have been called a ‘superfood’ because they are rich in thet omega-3 faty acid, alpha-linolenic acid and fiber.
- They contain one of the highest concentrations of… 77 more words
Animal models show gut microbiota (bacteria, viruses, fungi, archaea and eukaryotes such as helminths) influence various aspects of physiology including brain function. Though data on their effect on human physiology is sparse, gut-associated pathologies and mental health issues such as depression ( 2,257 more words