We Had it All Backwards!

We Had it All Backwards!

When children were diagnosed with chronic sinus infections, they were treated with longer and stronger antibiotics. A study in the September 1999 issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings turns this practice on its head. 202 out of the 210 people with chronic sinus infections studied had fungus in the mucus. The seemingly interminable congestion was an immune response to the fungus!

Antibiotics make fungal infections worse.

Instead, treating the fungus can make the long-term problem clear up as if by magic.

Dr. Alan Greene

Dr. Greene is the founder of DrGreene.com (cited by the AMA as “the pioneer physician Web site”), a practicing pediatrician, father of four, & author of Raising Baby Green & Feeding Baby Green. He appears frequently in the media including such venues as the The New York Times, the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, & the Dr. Oz Show.

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