International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

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Contents

Introduction

What this document is about and how to use it.

Module 1

What do we know about the rise in allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases?

Module 2

How does microbial exposure protect us from allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases?

Module 3

What lifestyle and other changes have caused the problem?

Module 4

Are we too clean for our own good?

Module 5

Is microbial exposure the only factor involved?

Module 6

How can we reverse the trends in allergies and other chronic Inflammatory Diseases?

Module 7

Why is hygiene still so important?

Module 8

Developing the right sort of hygiene

Module 9

Do we need germ exposure to keep our immune system strong?

Appendix

The immune system – how does it work?

Further Reading