Tweaklet #9 – Superbugs!

We’ve talked about superfoods before but what’s a super bug? A super bug is a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotics. They have come about because of the overprescribing of antiobiotics.

Just to tell you how big this problem is, a study in the US of 19 million health records, and a similar study in the UK, showed that 23.2% of all antibiotic prescriptions were inappropriate.

Most commonly doctors prescribed them to fight a VIRAL infection but antibiotics only work on bacterial infections.

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