Tag Archives: pathogens

Why your cut finger heals too slow

How quickly a cut heals depends on several factors. The bacteria “mantel” on the outer layer of our skin is the first-line of defense against pathogens. When our skin is compromised, even small wounds heal slowly and staph infections occur … Continue reading

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Sneezing up a cloud

How far do you think your coughs or sneezes travel? Well, you often see the droplets and maybe even watch them land, but what happens next though is an infectious gas cloud that keeps droplets in the air over a … Continue reading

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Why the vitamin D shortage?

Vitamin D is critical for immune system function. Studies show a link between low vitamin D levels and the risk of coming down with influenza. Vitamin D works within the immune system to reduce levels of inflammatory proteins as well … Continue reading

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A cheap and natural disinfectant

Apple cider vinegar rocks! The main active ingredient in ACV is acetic acid which effectively kills both bacterial and fungal pathogens and even leprosy. ACV even wipes out the highly drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ACV is a wonderful, inexpensive and non-toxic … Continue reading

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The perils of facial piercings

Tongue piercing and other oral piercings are a form of self-expression that is quite the rage today. Just because “everyone does it” does not make piercing the tongue, lip or cheek safe because the mouth by nature is moist and … Continue reading

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Anti – antibiotic

One of the quickest ways to bad health is through antibiotics. A new study at Stanford found a number of intestinal pathogens causing problems after antibiotic administration by actually opening the door for these pathogens to take hold. Within 24 … Continue reading

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