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Drink a lot of water.
Get plenty of rest.
Try not to exercise heavily.
Eat foods such as garlic and foods high in vitamins and minerals.
What are antibiotics and what do they do?
Antibiotics are a type of medicine discovered about fifty years ago. They kill germs inside us called bacteria.
Can antibiotics hurt us?
If we take them too often, yes.
Why can antibiotics hurt us?
Bacteria inside us can get used to the medicine and change into super bugs. We can then get very sick, and even die.
What can you do to stop this?
Try not to take antibiotics unless you are very sick. Instead try and find natural ways to heal yourself when you are sick. For example:
The more we take antibiotics when we donít really need them, the more dangerous the germs inside us will become.