An interesting article came out saying that some 70% of physicians are still prescribing antibiotics when they shouldn’t. It’s alarming to know that many doctors still haven’t got the memo on overprescribing of antibiotics!
The article goes on to list the top 3 occasions when antibiotics are prescribed. Urinary tract infections for women, precautionary measures at the dentist, and for children’s ear and throat infections. Some of the big players in medicine have even come out and said we're overusing antibiotics.
Join Dr. Martin as he discusses antibiotics and what to do to prevent infections in the first place. Antibiotics are a two-edged sword… they can save your life but can become ineffective if they’re overused.