What Are Mycotoxins?

mycotoxins in the lungs

We hear so much about toxic mold. What is it that makes mold so toxic? In short, mycotoxins are the toxins released by a fungus (mold). There are over 500,000 species of mold, but only 200 of them are considered toxic to humans. Those 200 molds release mycotoxins which is what makes them harmful. Mycotoxins … Read more

Mold Sick? Now What?

woman sick with a headache from mold

Symptoms of Mold Illness (CIRS) Mold is very much an invisible enemy. The first hurdle our clients must face is confirming that their illness’s root cause is, indeed, mold. To start, let’s take a look at what symptoms are commonly caused by mold. These symptoms have been studied and identified by Dr.Ritchie Shoemaker and confirmed … Read more

What are the Different Signs of Mold in the Lungs?

Fungi Aspergillus, black mold which produce aflatoxins and cause pulmonary infection aspergillosis, aspergilloma of brain and lungs

The lung has defense mechanisms that try to suppress the growth of mold spores deposited in the alveoli and the bronchi. Some of these defense mechanisms include anatomical barriers and natural innate immunity. However, toxic mold has unique properties that counteracts these defenses, making the body vulnerable to allergic reactions and infections. The fungal virulence … Read more