Your immune system is a better healer than any antibiotic. Antibiotics can only mimic the sorts of things that your body should be doing on it’s own. That’s not to say that antibiotics don’t have their place. However, they shouldn’t be used for every cold or cough. In Norway you see quotations like this, “In fact, most marketing here sends the opposite message: “Penicillin is not a cough medicine,” says the tissue packet on the desk of Norway’s MRSA control director, Dr. Petter Elstrom.”
Wonder what else that can prevent? Well the MRSA control director in Norway has been very successful. So have other nations who have copied their screenings. Maybe we need to remember that antibiotics should only be used when our body can’t do it alone. Read more here.