The Mold Detox Diet Blog

What Mold Illness Feels Like

Environmental illness, or mystery illness can look like many other things, and since most medical doctors are not trained to assess for it (or treat it), folks can go decades without answers.

MOLD: The #1 Environmental Illness

There are two different mechanisms of mold – There’s the allergy to the mold spores and then the mold produces toxins we call “mycotoxins”, which are very, very toxic.

Mycotoxins can spread and affect the immune system severely.

And it doesn't affect everyone the same, in the same exposure/building. There may be four people living in the house and only one person is sick.

Some Startling Mold Illness Stats

  • 93% of chronic sinus infections are from mold illness
  • 40% of asthma episodes are triggered by mold, dust mites, or rats

Mold Illness Symptoms

As mentioned in this post, allergies can be from pollen, but they can also be from mold.

Mold sensitivity doesn’t always “fit the mold” of what most people call an...

Continue Reading...

Spring Mold Alert

With spring here, many locales are experiencing a rainy season, and with it you can expect to see more issues with environmental air quality issues, namely toxic mold.

The Perfect Environment For Mold

Mold requires:

  • water
  • food
  • oxygen
  • temperature over 40° F

While mold cannot spread without these conditions, its spores may survive in a dormant state until conditions are suitable.

This means that mold spores that may have lain dormant all winter, due to cooler temperatures and lower humidity, will become active with rising temperatures and humidity.

How Mold Propagates

Mold reproduces via the production of small spores. These spores can be compared to the seeds of a plant, though they are much smaller than seeds or even pollen grains.

Their small size makes them easy to disperse via wind and water. They can also travel long distances by clinging on to clothing or fur. You can see why we are heading into our moldy season.

What Can Mold Grow On?

Mold grows on materials...

Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.