Antibiotic treatment increases the risk of obesity in children

Finnish scientists in the analysis of 12 thousand medical records established that the use of antibiotics in early childhood (up to two years) increases the risk of obesity in adolescence and adulthood. The problem of obesity before the medicine is equally as urgent as the problem of infectious diseases.

According to the data collected, the children after antibiotic therapy the most frequently gaining weight, resulting in the formed clinical obesity.

In some cases it is necessary to use antibiotics and when you can use more gentle methods, remains open. Completely abandon antibacterial drugs, they save millions of lives annually. One option is the development of alternative medical fields, more safe and applicable in the treatment of infants.

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