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Antibiotics Linked to Fatal Heart Condition

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

antibiotics trigger heart disease

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  • Fluoroquinolones, long associated with Achilles tendonitis and rupture, have been demonstrated to increase your risk of aortic dissection (a tear in the wall of the major artery, allowing blood to flow between the layers) or aortic rupture, which can lead to death


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