In recent years, more and more bacteria have been developing resistance against antibiotics. This phenomenon has become so worrisome that it has been cited as a global health concern. Indeed, much of the success of modern medicine depends on how well our bodies combat infections. If our weapons against infections stop working, we could be exposing ourselves to needlessly alarming diseases.
Are we really entering a post-antibiotic era?
In the past few years, it seems that antibiotic resistance has become a widespread, global challenge. More and more patients are finding it much harder to deal with their illnesses, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria are the culprit.
Take for example the case of gonorrhea.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that commonly affects men and women of ages 16 to 24.
Resistance to antibiotics has become a major topic of concern for many patients all over the world nowadays. It’s even more alarming for those who tend to experience repetitive bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections (UTI). If you think about it, resistance to antibiotics can be described as “too much of a good thing.” Many of those who suffer from UTIs,