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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.
Aug, 23
2017
luke-curtis It is estimated that 20 to 40% of the homes, schools, and workplace buildings in Europe and North America experience significant water damage and or visible mold growth. Many studies have reported that such indoor mold and moisture damage is associated with many adverse health conditions including asthma 1 , sinus problems 2, and neurological problems such as poor concentration and memory 3. 

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luke-curtis Candida is a common fungus or yeast found on the skin, digestive tract, and urinary/ sexual organs of humans. Heavy growth of Candida in the mouth (oral candidiasis) can cause burning pain, white discoloration, and altered taste sensation. Heavy Candida growth often grows on dentures.  Heavy oral candidiasis infections can also increase the risk of life threatening Candida infections through the bloodstream, digestive system, or respiratory tract. 

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Aug, 23
2017
luke-curtis The effects of fungal infections are greatly underestimated.  Every year about one quarter of humans develop some sort of fungal infection.  Invasive fungal infections – especially from four genera- Candida, Aspergillus, Cryptococcus, and Pneumocystis- cause an estimated 1.5 million worldwide annual deaths 1-3.

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Jul, 10
2017
luke-curtis Cirrhosis of the liver is the 12th leading cause of death worldwide.  About half of all cirrhosis related deaths are due to excessive alcohol consumption.  Chronic heavy alcohol consumption can lead to can leak gut dysbiosis, a leaky gut and overgrowth of bacteria and fungi1 .

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Jul, 10
2017

Fungal Dysbiosis

luke-curtis Fungi or yeasts and molds have co-evolved with animals for hundreds of millions of years. Sometimes they cause adverse effects or dysbiosis. 

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