CIRS is also known as ‘chronic inflammatory response syndrome’. CIRS is a term that was created by Ritchie Shoemaker, MD (11) out of the necessity to define the pathology of biotoxin and mold-related illness. CIRS is based upon a series of inflammatory responses to biotoxin exposure, such as mold exposure from water-damaged buildings (11, 12).
One of the major complications of CIRS and mold illness is a type of sinus infection known as marcons. Marcons stands for Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococci. Marcons is a type of staph bacteria that produces a biofilm, making it difficult to eradicate. in addition to resulting in sinusitis symptoms, marcons is believed to complicate
The medicinal properties of fungi are well established. The primary immune-activating constituents include various polysaccharides, including beta glucans, mannans and lectins. The effects of these polysaccharides have far-reaching possibilities for various aspects of the human immune system, including those relating to innate, complement immunity. Polysaccharides & The Complement Immune System The complement immune system is
Ehlers danlos syndrome, commonly referred to as EDS is a vastly under-diagnosed connective tissue disorder in the human population. EDS is classified as having at least 13 different subtypes, and there is much confusion as to the relationship with other connective tissue disorders. The implications for EDS are vast, and extend into areas of immunology, endocrinology, neurology, cardiology, mitochondrial