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.
luke-curtis Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic joint problem, with 70–90% of adults over age 75 years having at least one affected joint (Hinton 2002).  Many younger adults and children also have osteoarthritis.  Osteoarthritis involves cartilage degeneration and bone rubbing and is sometimes related to injury or repetitive motion trauma.


May, 08

Health Effects of Stachybotrys Exposure

luke-curtis Stachybotrys is a black mold (fungus) which grows on wet areas containing cellulose such as wood, paper, carpet, or drywall material. Stachybotrys contains several quite toxic mycotoxins such as trichothecenes (which damage the immune and nervous systems) and hemolysin (which causes hemorrhage or bleeding).


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