December 9, 2019

dangers of black mold exposure

Mold is a kind of fungus that is present nearly everywhere. Generally, reasonable quantities of mold in the environment are harmless to people with a well-functioning immune system. However, some people can be very sensitive to mold spores and may develop respiratory problems when inhaling even a small number of spores.

November 22, 2019

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning & Its Association with Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: All You Need To Know

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a life-threatening condition caused by exposure to high levels of Carbon monoxide, also known as CO. CO poisoning, one of the most common fatal poisonings, occurs by inhalation. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, poisonous industrial hazard resulting from the incomplete burning of natural gas and any other material containing carbon such as gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, or wood.

November 13, 2019

Lyme Disease: An Overview

Lyme disease (LD) is an infection caused by Borrelia Burgdorferi, a type of bacterium called a spirochete that is carried by deer ticks. An infected tick can transmit the spirochete to the humans and animals it bites. If left untreated, the bacterium travels through the bloodstream, establishes itself in various body tissues, and can cause a number of symptoms, some of which are severe. Lyme disease acts as a multi-system inflammatory disease and affects the skin in its early stage, and later, spreads onto the joints, nervous system and in severe cases, it also affects other organs of the body.

November 5, 2019

Mercury-Toxicity-Causes-Symptoms-and-Treatment

Mercury is a toxic heavy metal that is widespread in nature. Most mercury exposure to humans is due to the ingestion of contaminated fish, the release of mercury from dental amalgam, or occupational exposure.

October 29, 2019

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a widespread neurodevelopmental disorder in children. It is usually detected in childhood and mostly continues into adulthood. Children with ADHD may find it challenging to pay attention, control their impulsive behavior, or be extremely active.

October 16, 2019

Graves' Disease
Graves’ disease is the most common autoimmune disease in the United States. It is known to affect an estimated 2 to 3 percent of the world’s population. Read on to learn more about Graves’ disease.

October 3, 2019

chronic fatigue syndrome

Are you troubled by profound fatigue, pain, sleep abnormalities, and other symptoms that become worse from exertion? If yes, then you may have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS.

Read more to learn the causes, symptoms, and available treatment options for CFS.

September 20, 2019

Mold Exposure Health Risks

Mold is a fungus that develops on humid or damp spots such as ventilation ducts, walls, shower cubicles, bathrooms, etc. You can identify mold growth either by smelling the musty, damp, or mildew odor or by observing signs such as water stains or discoloration on ceilings, floors, or walls in your house. Read more to learn how mold can make you sick and ways to prevent mold health risks.

September 5, 2019

chlorine poisoning symptoms treatment

Chlorine poisoning is a medical emergency which occurs upon inhaling or swallowing chlorine. If a person is showing symptoms of poisoning, they should be immediately taken to the hospital or emergency room.

Read on to learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment of chlorine poisoning.

August 30, 2019

sore throat from cold or allergies

A chronic sore throat is a dry, painful, and itchy throat condition. Dry air, allergies, flu, cold, and other respiratory infections can make your throat sore. However, knowing the root cause of your sore throat will help you receive the right treatment.

Read more to learn how to determine whether a sore throat is due to allergies or cold.