Antibiotics for 2 Months Increase Stroke and Heart Attack Risk

Mercola.com - 05-09

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Women aged 60 and older who used antibiotics for two months or longer were 32% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than women who did not use such drugs. Among women in late adulthood who take antibiotics for two months or more, six per 1,000 would develop cardiovascular disease, compared to three per 1,000 for women who did not.