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Some of the drugs that are the most revolutionary in modern medicine and have facilitated exponential population growth in recent decades are also the most deadly. That’s right – antibiotics not only kill millions of bacteria responsible for somatic infection and disease but also do a number on one of the body’s most important organ systems: the gut microbiome. The GM is a key factor in overall health; its condition affects mood, hormone balance, digestion, and many other things. Join us today as Dr. Bob brilliantly outlines a nuanced perspective on this helpful but deadly drug class!