Too much of a good thing will quickly become a very bad thing, if we don’t put a stop to it.
Antibiotic medications (the most famous example being penicillin) are prescribed by doctors as an effective way to combat infections by killing harmful bacterial organisms in our bodies. Antibacterial household products (like hand soap) offer a topical way to achieve the same result with surface bacteria on the skin. But both can produce a higher risk of future infections.
Keep reading — Antibiotics: A Double-Edged Sword