PTSD is a chronic condition where you will suffer from severe and painful emotional stress when “triggered” to remember past traumatic experiences. In this infographic, we reveal some of the triggers, symptoms and secondary symptoms that may occur.
Leaky gut syndrome is a chronic condition where you will experience an inflammatory reaction to various foods and chemical exposures. Leaky gut syndrome is the result of an immune system problem where your mucus membranes found in your intestines (gut), oral and nasal mucosa become excessively permeable and allows foreign proteins (and other antigens) to “leak” into your circulation. These foreign invaders then affect your immune system leading to an inflammatory response.
If you suffer from POTS, then your autonomic nervous system (ANS) is having trouble maintaining normal blood pressure and heart rate when you stand. Your ANS is responsible for controlling many functions in your body including heart rate, blood pressure, pupil size, temperature, blood sugar levels, digestion, sleep and wake cycles and many other vital functions.
Multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) is a chronic condition where the patient will experience an inflammatory reaction to various chemicals. These chemicals may include fragrances, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), foods and common household products. Patients typically become more sensitive to various chemicals over time, even to products that previously did not cause them any problems.
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