Breathing Problems Aren’t Getting Better?

asthma-getting-worse


{flike}

I believe that most breathing problems, including asthma, is linked to past or current mold exposure. I also believe that the air conditioning and heating systems in our homes and schools contribute to increased mold exposure. A recent study has further confirmed a fungal component to asthma. A friend of mine is a board-certified pulmonologist and after learning of the fungus link to breathing problems a few years ago, he began testing his patients for fungus. The rest is history. He now contends that about 75% of lung infections are linked to fungus. Unfortunately, lung doctors routinely hand out antibiotics and cortisone to their patients with lung infections because they believe that infections require these two medications.

MedPage Today just published an article that states that healthcare workers have the highest asthma prevalence. Why? While they blame powdered exam gloves, aerosolized drugs and disinfectants (which I believe can certainly be secondary irritants), the true cause of their breathing problems are more likely workplace related! These workers are unknowingly being exposed to mold in the hospitals they work in.

{module FL-VOL1}

Healthcare workers are not alone. Far too many hospitalized patients are becoming infected simply because they inhale while hospitalized. Some present to the hospital with a bacterial infection and die due to a fungal infection that they contracted while hospitalized. We call these “nosocomial infections.” They are not rare and when combined with antibiotic resistance, due to the erroneous use of antibiotics, they account for millions of hospital injuries and deaths and billions of dollars in expenses annually. Without physicians being aware of the existence of mold in hospital HVAC systems, healthcare workers will continue to rank highest among asthma patients.

Please be careful and know that hospitals are life-saving for many people. But the opposite is also true.

 

{fcomments}

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on reddit
Share on Reddit
Share on email
Share via Email
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter

Leave a Reply

Recent Articles

Featured Sponsor

Watch Us

Follow Us

Doug's Books

Doug Kaufmann has written many books that cover a full range or health issues. Find out which of his books best suits you by clicking the button below.

The Kaufmann Diet

Doug Kaufmann developed his diet after years studying the clinical effects of pathogenic fungi on the body. Fungi and yeasts can become parasitic organisms on and inside our body, causing health problems that can be difficult to diagnose. Learn more about the Kaufmann Diet, change your life and know the cause.

The Science of Fungus

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. The articles posted in this link are scientific and with few exceptions are taken from medical journals familiar to healthcare workers.

Our Healthy Recipes

Looking for help assembling antifungal Kaufmann Diet approved recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner? We have several videos, books and recipe write ups here on Know the Cause that will help your health journey. The recipes in this section are so good, you’ll feel like you’re indulging. No sacrifice needed! Enjoy.

Sign-up for our newsletter and get the latest content from Know the Cause.