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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.
Feb, 28
2017

Fungal Sensitization Associated With Asthma

luke-curtis A number of studies have reported that being allergic to molds (fungi) (as measured by skin prick test or measurement of blood antibodies) is associated with significantly greater risk of asthma and significantly greater risk of severe asthma requiring emergency room or hospital treatment.

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luke-curtis Heavy mold growth often occurs in wet indoor environments such as walls, floors, ceilings, drywalls and wood. Controlling indoor water is critical to controlling indoor mold growth. However, the use of anti- fungal agents in paints and coatings offers another good way to control indoor mold growth. 

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Jan, 23
2017

Candida Auris A Drug Resistant Fungal Menace

luke-curtis Candida is a common fungus (yeast or mold) which frequently grows on human skin and in the digestive, urinary, and reproductive tracts. Candida species in the gut produce allergens, alcohols and toxins which can have adverse health effects.

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Jan, 23
2017

Multiple Infections By Aspergillus And Influenza

luke-curtis Fungal infections such as Candida and Aspergillus frequently occur in combination with bacterial and/or viral infections. Such infections by multiple classes of organisms are particularly difficult for the body to fight off and are associated with significantly higher mortality than those infected with single pathogens. Fungal infections are often overlooked in hospitalized patients and some researchers believe that death certificates often overlook fungal infection as a cause of death. 

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Jan, 10
2017
luke-curtis Several mycotoxins are considered carcinogens (cancer causing chemicals) or possible carcinogens.  The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified several mycotoxins as carcinogens or possibly carcinogens as follows

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