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Fungal Hypersensitivity, Part 2 by Andrea Fabry Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm This is a continuation of the article on Fungal Hypersensitivity by the late Dr. Vincent Marinkovich. These are only excerpts. I highly recommend reading the article in its entirety. V. Symptoms While the symptoms seen in patients exposed to high ambient levels of fungal elements can vary a great deal among different individuals, a fa ... Read on »
Food Hypersensitivity & Bisphenol A by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 5:02pm Teresa Binstock Researcher in Developmental & Behavioral Neuroanatomy June 30, 2009 In 2007, Ohshima and colleagues reported that levels of a plastics chemical known as bisphenol A (BPA) were inversely correlated with oral tolerance which - when suboptimal - is associated with food hypersensitivities and autoimmunity (1). Backgrou ... Read on »
Fungal Hypersensitivity, Part 1 by Andrea Fabry Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm The following is an excerpt of an article written by renowned allergist and immunologist Dr. Vincent Marinkovich. Dr. Marinkovich was known as Dr. Mold up until his death two years ago at the age of 74. This article is titled Fungal Hypersensitivity: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Therapy and represents one of numerous peer-reviewed scientific explana ... Read on »
Bacterial Hypersensitivity in Pets by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 12:02pm Bacterial hypersensitivity in pets is a very rare and uncommon skin condition, but it can attack either your dog or your cat. Both are equally at risk as this condition does not seem to be prejudice to either. This condition is generally caused by a hypersensitivity (or in other words, an allergy), to certain types of bacteria. While it is ... Read on »
You Cannot Lose Weight When You’re Hypersensitive to the World by MariasLastDiet.com Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 16 May 2011 6:50am Are you as an overweight woman who is hypersensitive to external food cues? You probably are. In other words, it might not take much for something you see, smell, hear, feel, and taste (of course) to kick off wanting to eat and going ahead and starting to eat with that pattern of eating that has been putting weight on. Those are food cues. ... Read on »
Definitions of Hypersensitivity, Allergy, and Atopy by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 24 Oct 2009 10:03pm There are three terms have been used, often interchangeably, but this causes confusion. Below are definitions from theEuropean Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (EAACI) Position Statement on Nomenclature.  I try to stick with these when I write, lecture, or speak with patients. I think definitions must be agreed upon, because they are the b ... Read on »
Definitions of Hypersensitivity, Allergy, and Atopy by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm There are three terms have been used, often interchangeably, but this causes confusion. Below are definitions from theEuropean Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (EAACI) Position Statement on Nomenclature.  I try to stick with these when I write, lecture, or speak with patients. I think definitions must be agreed upon, because they are the ... Read on »
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis sec ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Hypersensitivity pneumonitis secondary to lovebirds: a new cause of bird fancier’s disease Funke,M., Fellrath,J.M. European Respiratory Journal 2008;32:517-521 Patient: a 59-yr-old Caucasian male was hospitalised because of progressive dyspnoe on exertion, weight loss and a febrile productive cough that did not respond to antibiotics ... Read on »
Fragile X and Tactile Hypersensitivity by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 11:19am New research regarding Fragile X syndrome and sensory hypersensitivity to touch has been discovered. Using a mouse modelscientists have determined that there is a delay in the development of the sensory cortex that responds to touch. The mice showed a delay in the development of synapses in the sensory cortex. The researchers are hopeful that ... Read on »
Bipolar Patients May Experience A Hypersensitivity to Sound by Mom, Interrupted Posted Thu 06 Apr 2006 12:00am Have you ever heard the phrase "Eighty Percent of all questions are statements."? (That one falls in the twenty percent valid question category.) I think this is what much of my internet research is, validation of what I already know. In a world where I must question the validity of my own thoughts this is necessary. For instance, sometime ... Read on »