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Category: Pharmaceutical Medicine

Chinese herbs help clear antibiotic resistant Heliobacter pylori infection after failure of triplet therapy with vonaprazan

Heliobacter pylori is a bacteria that is found in many patients with stomach ulcers and gastritis. Almost 50% of the world’s population are believed to have H.pylori in their stomach , but  many do not have any of the unpleasant symptoms that are associated with gastritis and do not develop ulcers. However for the people suffering from these health problems the eradication of H.Pylori is a critical part of the treatment. Like many other strains of bacteria. Some strains of H.Pylori are becoming extremely resistant to antibiotics. This limits conventional… Read more Chinese herbs help clear antibiotic resistant Heliobacter pylori infection after failure of triplet therapy with vonaprazan

Could probiotics each day keep antibiotic prescriptions at bay?

28 FEB 2017 | Kristina Campbell Let’s say you have a cold—and it’s a bad one. Your head constantly aches, your nose runs, and you cough until you almost choke. You can’t get warm, no matter how many blankets you wrap around yourself. Five days into this misery you’re exhausted and just want to resume your normal life. A massive temptation exists at this stage: to visit your doctor and ask for a prescription for antibiotics. In fact, the common cold—officially diagnosed as an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI)—is one… Read more Could probiotics each day keep antibiotic prescriptions at bay?

A study proves PPIs for GERD (e.g. esomeprazole) causes the symptoms it is prescribed to treat.

Proton-Pump Inhibitor Therapy Induces Acid-Related Symptoms in Healthy Volunteers After Withdrawal of Therapy It may seem obvious to say that when someone stops taking PPIs they will experience symptoms soon after they discontinued the medication. But what are the implications of this happening to healthy people who took PPIs and did not have heart burn or GERD? In this study 120 healthy people were put into two groups. One group was given PPIs (esomeprazole) for 8 weeks and the other group given a placebo. After withdrawal the acid related symptoms (reflux,… Read more A study proves PPIs for GERD (e.g. esomeprazole) causes the symptoms it is prescribed to treat.

Herbal Antibiotics – A safe, effective and important support to eliminate resistant bacteria when antibiotics fail.

Herbal Antibiotics – A safe, effective and important support to eliminate resistant bacteria when antibiotics fail. Are you finding your GP more reluctant to prescribe your antibiotics? Here, the Australian government is working hard to reduce prescriptions of antibiotics because it is  very concerned about the antibiotic resistant bacteria. Now a single course of antibiotics can fail to treat a common infection like golden staph and multiple courses may be required. In hospitals it is estimated that 30% of infection are now resistant and a single course of antibiotics no longer work.… Read more Herbal Antibiotics – A safe, effective and important support to eliminate resistant bacteria when antibiotics fail.

Australia has a health crisis.

This country has a  crisis of chronic preventable disease and chronic unresolved stress. Here one in two people are overweight or obese. There are almost a million people with Type II diabetes and two million  estimated to be pre-diabetic  There are eight million Australians are predicted to be diagnosed with bowel cancer, a preventable condition. There are more than 353,800 Australians living with dementia. This number is expected to increase to 400,000 in less than five years. Without a medical breakthrough, the number of people with dementia is expected to be almost 900,000 by 2050. One million Australia have depression… Read more Australia has a health crisis.

Heart Burn Drugs Tied to Dementia

NYT 17 FEBRUARY 2016 ​By NICHOLAS BAKALAR The popular heartburn drugs known as proton pump inhibitors have been linked to a range of ills: bone fractures, kidney problems, infections and more. Now a large new study has found that they are associated with an increased risk for dementia as well. Proton pump inhibitors, or P.P.I.s, are widely available both by prescription and over the counter under various brand names, including Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium. German researchers, using a database of drug prescriptions, studied P.P.I. use in 73,679 men and women… Read more Heart Burn Drugs Tied to Dementia

An elderly man with severe dementia improves in healths after stopping antipsychotics

I recently heard of a elderly man who had been prescribed antipsychotic drugs to relieve his severe dementia. But after taking these drugs his condition worsened, he couldn’t sleep and he was aggressive. His memory had not improved and his family were terribly distressed from his worsening condition. Eventually it was decided that their father  would stop taking the antipsychotic drugs and try complementary medicine. Since stopping the antipsychotics  and taking substances derived from plants his condition has improved significantly. He still has dementia and all of the symptoms associated this destructive condition.  But overall he… Read more An elderly man with severe dementia improves in healths after stopping antipsychotics

The problem with Antibiotics – They are Anti-life

The Problem with Antibiotics: They are Anti-Life On September 17, 2003 the CDC relaunched a program, started in 1995, called “Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work.”55 This is a $1.6 million campaign to educate patients about the overuse and inappropriate use of antibiotics. Most people involved with alternative medicine have known about the dangers of overuse of antibiotics for decades. Finally the government is focusing on the problem, yet they are only putting a miniscule amount of money into an iatrogenic epidemic that is costing billions of dollars and thousands of lives. The… Read more The problem with Antibiotics – They are Anti-life