June 11, 2020

scalloped tongue thyroid

Hypothyroidism and the Scalloped Tongue: Quick Overview

People with hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland) usually develop enlarged tongues with scalloped edges. In other words, when there is a decrease in the thyroid function, your tongue becomes slightly larger, which then presses onto the teeth, causing indentations.

May 27, 2020

What-Makes-FunctionalMedicine-Different

Functional medicine is a patient-centered, individualized, and science-based approach that allows practitioners and patients to work together and promote optimal wellness by addressing the underlying causes. The functional medicine approach is different from traditional medicine in many ways. Read on to learn what makes functional medicine unique.

May 7, 2020

How Can You Reduce and Prevent Mold Allergy?
Mold is a type of multicellular organism found throughout nature and in our own homes. People are said to have a mold allergy when their immune system overreacts to breathing in mold spores.

May 1, 2020

Why Do I Keep Getting Yeast Infections?

A vaginal yeast infection, also known as candidiasis, is a fungal infection. When the balance of bacteria and yeast cells in the vagina changes, the yeast cells can multiply and cause an infection. 3 out of 4 women can get a yeast infection at some point in their life. The yeast infection is not considered to be transmitted by sexual intercourse, but the risk of developing an infection is higher because bacteria can be introduced during sexual activity. Earlier diagnosis and treatment can cure yeast infections.

March 9, 2020

Aspergillosis: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and TreatmentImg src: wikimedia

Aspergillosis is an allergic reaction or infection caused due to exposure to different kinds of mold. The type of mold which most likely causes this infection when inhaled is known as Aspergillosis Fumigates. People with weak immune systems or chronic lung problems are usually at higher risk of developing this infection.

February 4, 2020

Fibromyalgia and Fatigue

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are disorders characterized by extreme fatigue. The medical community debates whether fibromyalgia is a different expression of the same disease that causes chronic fatigue syndrome as the conditions are intertwined. The statistical report reveals that fibromyalgia fatigue occurs in more people than chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

1 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.

1 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.