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Docu-Class Continues...

I'm on yet another day of the Docu-Class. Today's "bonus" day discusses lung diseases.

Today I'm on the Docu-Class discussing lung health and lung diseases. If you watch this, I tied lung and vascular disease together. if you watched my previous presentations on this series I discussed the stealth organism chlamydia pneumoniae as a MAJOR factor in vascular disease, Alzheimer's and a myriad of other "ill-defined" chronic diseases.

Let's dissect this organism of which i speak: chlamydia PNEUMONIAE. This is a respiratory pathogen FIRST - and a vascular pathogen second. Learn why non-smokers get lung cancer - for example.

Here is the link to sign up for this free, on-line program

Here is a trailer from the Lung Docu-Class

Chlamydia Pneumoniae - CDC Info.


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2 Dawood FS, Ambrose JF, Russell BP et al. Outbreak of pneumonia in the setting of fatal pneumococcal meningitis among US Army trainees: potential role of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection. BMC Infect Dis. 2011;11:157.

3 Oktem IM, Ellidokuz H, Sevinc C, et al. PCR and serology were effective for identifying Chlamydophila pneumoniae in a lower respiratory infection outbreak among military recruits. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2007;60:97–101.

4 Schmidt SM, Muller CE, Mahner B, Wiersbitzky SK. Prevalence, rate of persistence and respiratory tract symptoms of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in 1211 kindergarten and school age children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2002;21:758–62.

5 Conklin L, Adjemian J, Loo J, et al. Investigation of a Chlamydia pneumoniae outbreak in a federal correctional facility in Texas. Clin Infect Dis. 2013;57:639–47.

6 Mylotte J. Nursing home-acquired pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2002;35:1205–11.

7 Kuo C, Jackson LA, Campbell LA, Grayston JT. Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR). Clin Microbiol Rev. 1995;8:451–61.

8 Fajardo KA, Zorich SC, Voss JD, Thervil JW. Pneumonia outbreak caused by Chlamydophila pneumoniae among US air force academy cadets, Colorado, USA. EID. 2015;21.

Here is one of thousands of research articles on this topic:


It's not too late to join this program. I'll send any newbies a link to past presentations....

Stay Well

Thomas J. Lewis, Ph.D.

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