Beyond Antibiotics: 50 (or so) ways to Boost Immunity and Avoid Antibiotics

Beyond Antibiotics: 50 (or so) ways to Boost Immunity and Avoid Antibiotics

by Michael A. Schmidt
     
 

Officials from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control have reported that the overuse of antibiotics in medicine has created an epidemic of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Doctors fear that if antibiotic use is not curtailed, we may soon approach the day when untreatable infections are rampant. In Beyond Antibiotics, Drs. Schmidt, Smith,…  See more details below

Overview

Officials from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control have reported that the overuse of antibiotics in medicine has created an epidemic of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Doctors fear that if antibiotic use is not curtailed, we may soon approach the day when untreatable infections are rampant. In Beyond Antibiotics, Drs. Schmidt, Smith, and Sehnert explore the problems presented by the overuse of these drugs. More importantly, they show how to build immunity, improve resistance to infections, and avoid antibiotics when possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556431807
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Michael A. Schmidt, Ph.D. did his Ph.D. research in molecular medicine at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountainview, California. He also did a fellowship in neurochemistry and an internship in molecular medicine within NASA's Human Research and Technology Division.

Dr. Schmidt is the author of 6 popular books on health and nutrition,including Brain-Building Nutrition, Beyond Antibiotics, and BioAge. He is co-editor of the text Clinical Nutrition: A Functional Approach and the forthcoming text Nutritional Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience. Dr. Schmidt is a professional member of the Society for Neuroscience and the DNA Methylation Society.

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