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This link is updated regularly and contains technical data supporting the role of fungi and their byproducts in the disease process.  The purpose of this link is twofold; 

1. Many physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals want more information on the fungus link to serious illness prior to prescribing anti-fungal medications or recommending a dietary change for their patients.  The articles posted in this link are scientific and with few exceptions are taken from medical journals familiar to healthcare workers.  In the interest of brevity, Luke Curtis, MD, locates relevant articles and then extrapolates the information making review simple.  Of course, the entire article is also attached.

2. Many lay people ask us for technical data supporting the link between exposure to fungus and symptoms and diseases.  We encourage all visitors to this site to take some time and study these technical articles prior to initiating lifestyle changes, including dietary changes and to do so with their physician's awareness and approval.  Tens of thousands of scientific articles confirm a fungus or fungal byproduct link to disease.  Attached are more recent articles.
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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia (FM) and multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) are common chronic health conditions which affect about 5% of Canadians older than age 12 years. Among women aged 45 to 64 years, the incidence is about 6.9%.  Chronic fatigue syndrome involves persistent unexplained fatigue, sleep dysfunction, mental depression, chronic pain in muscles and joints, headaches,

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May, 08
2012

Exercise Class Very Helpful for Older Adults

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Exercise is critical for people of all ages.  Earlier studies have reported that people in their 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s can significantly increase their muscle strength and the capacity of their heart and lungs through regular exercise.

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Many farmers, ranchers and animal handlers are exposed to organophosphate and carbamate pesticides regularly.  Short-term high-level or long-term low-level pesticide exposure can cause many health problems.  A recent British study performed mental and neurological function tests on 137 sheep farmers exposed to organophosphate pesticides and 78 unexposed controls.

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May, 08
2012

Exercise Reduces Depression Risk in Young Women

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Exercise can improve mood and reduce risk of depression by a number of mechanisms including: 1) improving fitness and muscle tone, 2) reducing excess fat, 3) improving blood flow to the brain, 4) improving sleep and 5) increasing the blood levels of chemicals called endorphins.

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May, 08
2012

Probiotics May Help Prevent Tooth Cavities (Caries)

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Dental cavities or caries cause holes in teeth in about 80% of people.  Caries are caused by the action of mouth bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans. 

A number of studies have reported that diets high in total sugar and/or sweetened colas are associated with more dental cavities. High amounts of sugar in the diet can promote growth of Streptococcus mutans and also promote the growth of the yeast (fungus) Candida in the mouth.

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