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name the 7 principles of environmental medicine
- biochemical individuality
- spreading phenomenon
- switch phenomenon
- total load
what are the therapy options for environmental medicine?
- detoxification therapy
- environmental control
- nutritional supplements
- patient education
- therapeutic customized diets
name 4 environmental illnesses
- multiple chemical sensitivity
- chronic fatigue syndrome
- irritable bowel syndrome
sensitivity to everything
sick sense (bitch sense)
symptoms of a significant number of people occupying a particular building, are associated with their presence in that building.
sick building syndrome
a collection of symptoms and unexplained illnesses reported by veterans of the first gulf war since august 1990
gulf war syndrome
two conditions most closely linked to illness in GWS
Pyridostigmine bromide pills and pesticides
a chronic condition characterized by debilitating fatigue and an array of other symptoms
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
a condition characterized by widespread pain, stiff muscle, profound fatigue and disturbed sleep
illness that interferes with the normal function of the colon, characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort along with signs of bowel dysfunction, most commonly diarrhea and constipation
irritable bowel syndrome.
a degenerative disorder of the CNS that ofter impairs the sufferer's motor skills, speech, and other functions
what are the four cardinal symptoms of PD?
- muscle rigidity
- postural instability
two environmental factors for neurodegenerative diseases
- oxidative stress
- exposure to neurotoxicants early in life