Mold and mycotoxin toxicity, often referred to as "mold illness," is a significant health concern caused by exposure to mold and its toxic byproducts called mycotoxins.
Mold is a type of fungus that thrives in damp, humid environments, and it can be found both indoors and outdoors. When mold spores are inhaled or come into contact with the skin, they can lead to a range of health issues, particularly for individuals with sensitivities or compromised immune systems.
Mold and mycotoxin toxicity can be challenging to diagnose, as symptoms often overlap with other health conditions.
If mold exposure is suspected, environmental testing and health assessments can be performed by functional medicine practitioners,to help identify the issue.
🌱 If you do have mold toxicity, here’s tips on what to do.
Seeking guidance from experienced providers in mold illness and functional medicine, is crucial for managing mold and mycotoxin toxicity effectively.
Early detection and intervention can promote recovery and support overall health, reducing the impact of mold exposure on individuals and their well-being.
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Dr. Jamie Ahn is a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician based in Norwalk, Connecticut.