Chronic Mold Exposure Symptoms Are Diverse And Mimic Gluten

Because chronic mold exposure can mimic many of the symptoms of gluten sensitivity and even celiac disease, it is important to cover this information.  Some people with gluten issues do not fully respond to a gluten free diet because underlying mold exposure allows for persistent inflammation that mimics gluten exposure. That being said, let’s break down the symptoms of mold exposure:

Symptoms of Mold Exposure and Toxicity

The symptoms can be diverse and variable from person to person, but some of the most common symptoms of toxic mold exposure include:

  • Chronic sinus congestion
  • Severe Fatigue
  • Muscle/Joint Pain
  • Immune suppression
  • Extreme difficulty with staying asleep
  • Migraine headaches
  • Severe irritability
  • Sugar Cravings
  • Poor tolerance to detox supplements
  • Loss of visual contrast
  • Vertigo/dizziness
  • Brain fog and memory loss

What to Do if You Suspect Mold

Ask your doctor to test you for mold allergies and immune responses to include IgE, IgG, IgA, IgM.  Perform an ERMI mold test to try to detect mold in your home, office, or vehicle.  Consider having a test to detect mycotoxins in your body.  And for a more thorough breakdown on overcoming mold related issues, check out this comprehensive article.

If you suspect that toxic mold may be playing a role in your illness, don’t delay in taking the right action.  Seek professional help ASAP.

Have you had a run-in with mold?  Share your experience with us below.  You story might help someone else find the answers they are looking for.

Always looking out for you,

Dr. Osborne – The Gluten Free Warrior

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