No More Amoxicillin: Preventing and Treating Ear and Respiratory Infections Without Antibiotics

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Kensington Books, 1. jan. 1998 - 133 strani
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Almost all children will have at least one ear infection by the time they are six years old; an astonishing 75% have three or more. Over $3.5 billion is spent annually on the treatment of ear infections -- primarily with antibiotics. And yet, the facts are clear:
-- Since the advent of antibiotics in the 1940s, the frequency and duration of children's ear infections have increased.
-- Antibiotics actually hinder a child's immune system.
-- And our present overuse of antibiotics is resulting in stronger strains of bacteria that will one day render antibiotics useless.

There is a better way!

As she did in her previous groundbreaking book, No More Ritalin, Dr. Mary Ann Block once again tackles the medical establishment head on, exposing the fallacies of current diagnosis and treatment practices for a common ailment. For the first time anywhere, "No More Amoxicillin" explains what doctors won't: how to identify and heal infections without antibiotics or other expensive medical treatment. In lucid, accessible language, Dr. Block shows why and how childhood ear and respiratory infections should be treated through safer and more effective means, including gentle osteopathic manipulation any parent can learn, the elimination of allergens, using nutritional supplements, and modifying the diet.

Many pediatricians have begun to recognize the abuse and overuse of antibiotics, but they do not have any other solutions. "No More Amoxicillin" offers the safe and effective alternative parents are looking for. Fully documented and easy to understand, it is a book no parent should be without.

"A new and useful book". -- Dr. Andrew Weil

"Dr. Block offers a safe and effective alternativeto a dangerous drug. Must reading for anyone interested in a humane approach to ADHD". -- Dr. Allan R. Gaby, past president, American Holistic Medical Association

"An outstanding book". -- Lendon Smith, M.D.

"Extraordinary. The most significant work in this field I have seen to date. It is my hope that this book will be read by every parent before their children are put on Ritalin or other brain chemistry-altering medications". -- Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.

 

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Vsebina

Whats Wrong with the Current System
3
The Problem with Antibiotics
15
Understanding the Immune System
33
Understanding the Ear
41
The Federal Guidelines
55
Osteopathic Medicine
65
Allergies and Sensitivities
81
The Intestinal Tract k Important Too
91
Nutrition and Other Treatments
97
The Block System for Treating Ear and Respiratory Infections
105
Appendix
117
Bibliography
125
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Priljubljeni odlomki

Stran 127 - Passive Smoke Exposure and Otitis Media in the First Year of Life," Ey, J., Holberg, C., Aldous, M., et al., Pediatrics, Vol.
Stran 128 - Xylitol Chewing Gum in Prevention of Acute Otitis Media: Double Blind Randomized Trial," Uhari, M., Kontiokari, T., British Medical Journal, Vol.

O avtorju (1998)

Mary Ann Block is the director of the Block Center and the author of several books on treating chronic health conditions without invasive measures. Her books include No More ADHD, No More Ritalin, Today I Will Not Die, and The ABC's of Raising Great Kids.

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