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  1. photo Candida, chronic inflammation - How to heal and rid the body of painCandida, chronic inflammation - How to heal and rid the body of painNews
    well, and Candida burrows into the gut lining, penetrating the gut wall to allow proteins, sugars, infectious microbes, and other particles into the bloodstream. Candida Albicans is a very opportunisticRead more
  2. photo Beat H. pylori <b>infections</b> naturallyBeat H. pylori infections naturallyNews
    Helicobacter pylori is an opportunistic bacterium that can infect and spread rapidly in individuals with a compromised immune system. While this bacterium is natural and beneficial to our bodiesRead more
  3. photo Man contracts HIV while on HIV protection drug that's supposed to be over 90 percent effectiveMan contracts HIV while on HIV protection drug that's supposed to be over 90 percent effectiveNews
    was presented at the 2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston. Truvada is marketed as more than 90 percent effective at preventing HIV infection if taken daily; studiesRead more
  4. photo The symptoms and dangers of an H. pylori <b>infection</b>The symptoms and dangers of an H. pylori infectionNews
    Helicobacter pylori is an opportunistic bacterium that can infect and spread rapidly in individuals with a compromised immune system. While this bacterium is natural and beneficial to our bodiesRead more
  5. photo Candida <b>infections</b> magnify your risk of arthritis and multiple sclerosisCandida infections magnify your risk of arthritis and multiple sclerosisNews
    of autoimmune diseases. A healthy microbiome also plays a key role in regulating the digestive, nervous and endocrine (hormonal) systems. It even seems to affect mood. Like all opportunistic infections, yeastRead more
  6. photo The candida depression connection - How yeast leads to depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other mental disordersThe candida depression connection - How yeast leads to depression, anxiety, ADHD, and other mental disordersNews
    If you are depressed while you suffer from regular yeast infections, or athletes foot, or have taken antibiotics recently, there is a connection. Our brains are inextricably tied to ourRead more
  7. photo Mass dolphin deaths caused by ocean epidemic of uncontrollable virusMass dolphin deaths caused by ocean epidemic of uncontrollable virusNews
    seem to point to the disease, which attacks the immune systems of sea mammals and leaves them vulnerable to pneumonia and other infections. At least 14 other humpback whales besides those found dead haveRead more
  8. photo Spate of respiratory illnesses in Ohio children has doctors testing for rare virusSpate of respiratory illnesses in Ohio children has doctors testing for rare virusNews
    opportunistic virus or a new and emerging virus strain?In the last week of August, Nationwide Children's Hospital was flooded with an average of 52 patients a day. As September began, doctors recognizedRead more
  9. photo Knowing the Difference Between Bronchitis and PneumoniaKnowing the Difference Between Bronchitis and PneumoniaTreatment
    if it stays there. But if gag reflex weakens, bacteria can penetrate your lungs causing the infection. – Opportunistic pneumonia is harmless as long as the immune system is healthy. It can be harmfulRead more
  10. photo How Candida makes you crave junk foodHow Candida makes you crave junk foodNews
    to the healthy bacteria we destroy. In addition, we take antibiotics without considering the indiscriminate destruction of the healthy bacteria we need for optimum health.Candida is opportunistic. Whenever it seesRead more

Opportunistic infection

Disease

An opportunistic infection is an infection caused by pathogens, particularly opportunistic pathogens—those that take advantage of certain situations—such as bacterial, viral, fungal or protozoan infections that usually do not cause disease in a healthy host, one with a healthy immune system. A compromised immune system, however, presents an "opportunity" for the pathogen to...More