Are you taking antibiotics? What about your kids?
We’ve learned that when we wipe out gut bacteria, it hurts our brains, especially if the course of treatment involves high doses over a long course of six weeks.
Antibiotics wipe out the good with the bad.
Studies revealed that reducing bacteria in the gut slows the birth of new brain cells and impairs memory. New brain cells or neurons are formed in the hippocampus which has an important role in memory functioning.
Apparently, gut bacteria sends signals to the brain that trigger formation of new brain cells.
You may not be able to avoid antibiotic treatment, but you can reduce the damage by exercising and using a probiotic treatment that includes at least eight types of live bacteria.
Consider this treatment even for short courses of antibiotics. Protect your gut!
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