Candida can cause severe asthma

Candida is all over the web, deemed responsible for chronic fatigue and brain fog, but did you know Candida infection is also involved in asthma and can actually cause severe asthmatic conditions associated with high death rates?

Candida albicans growing on Sabouraud agar

Candida albicans growing on Sabouraud agar (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Probiotics can help fight allergies

Mast cells are involved in allergy. Allergies ...

Mast cells are involved in allergy. Allergies such as pollen allergy are related to the antibody known as IgE. Like other antibodies, each IgE antibody is specific; one acts against oak pollen, another against ragweed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Allergies, such as asthma, food allergies and eczema are a plague of our modern society, affecting between 20 and 30 percent of the population in western countries. The prevalence of those allergies has significantly increased in the past few decades, raising questions about the causes of such epidemics.

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