Mold Toxicity

Chronic disease as a result of mold toxicity is one of the most commonly missed diagnosis.

Patient often suffer from a wide array of symptoms including:

  • Fatigue, weakness
  • Muscle aches
  • Joint pain, tendonitis, morning stiffness
  • Numbness, tingling, vertigo
  • Difficulty with temperature regulation
  • Headaches
  • Memory issues
  • Sensitivity to bright light
  • Difficulty with concentration
  • “Brain fog”
  • Chronic sinus congestion
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal pain (IBS), secretory diarrhea
  • Excessive thirst, frequent urination
  • Impotence, nausea and vomiting
  • Heavy menstrual period
  • Mood swings

Risk Factors for Mold Toxicity Include:

  • Mold Exposure:
    • Living in a water damaged building
    • Occupation that exposes you to mold
    • Home with excess moisture & poor ventilation
  • HLA-DR Gene

Testing Involves:

  • Mycotoxin urine test that screens for a variety of mold species


  • Remove source of exposure
  • Use lifestyle changes, supplementation and diet to eliminate the mold

Final Notes:

  • The first place to start is GUT HEALTH
  • If your digestion is not functioning optimally we can only get so far with mold toxicity treatment, as these species live in networks with other microbes called BIOFILMS
  • Always start with the gut and then mold detox

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Dr. Arezou Babri