Shocking Revelations About Strep Throat

This is a bit off the topic of sleep apnea, but definitely relevant for everyone. I just finished reading Dr. David Newman’s book, Hippocrates’ Shadow:What Doctors Don’t Know, Don’t Tell You, and How Truth Can Repair the Patient-Doctor Breach. It was an eye-opening book, confirming my suspicions that many of the routine forms of therapy […]

An Alternate Explanation For Strep Throat & Rheumatic Fever

KevinMD had a guest blogger who questioned the value of needing to treat one million strep throat infections with antibiotics to save one patient from rheumatic fever and heart disease. Typically, we only need to treat a particular strain of strep called Group A beta-hemolytic Strep (GABHS), which produces a particular type of toxin and […]