Antibiotics

Antibiotic Side Effects to the Digestive Process

Antibiotics are Chemical substances that in dilute solutions can inhibit the growth of microorganisms or destroy them with marginal harm to the infected host. Antibiotics can also destroy normal healthy bacteria found in the digestive tract. These medications set the stage for the proliferation of bad bacteria, like H. Pylori, Candida. Some antibiotics can cause nerve and muscle activity to slow down in the stomach. The slowing down of muscle activity can cause the contents of the stomach to empty at a slower rate that normal (Delayed emptying of the stomach). Excessive use of antibiotics can result in damage to the Liver or gallbladder. Many antibiotics contain gluten fillers or additives. The drawbacks of taking antibiotics include the onset stomach pain, reflux, diarrhea and or constipation, Allergies, bloating, gas, heartburn, weakening of the mucosal lining of the stomach and reduced hydrochloric acid production in the stomach. Hydrochloric acid is absolutely necessary in maintaining a health digestive process and immune system.