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71 Year Old Grandma Floxed with ciprofloxacin from a NEGATIVE UTI and very high mold!

71 Year Old Grandmother’s Recovery

You may be aware that mold can grow on just about anything. Most likely there has been mold on your bread, cheese, vegetables, or possibly in your walls. What most people do not know, however, is that mold can infect and grow inside of your body as well.

Many people who have weakened immune systems due to medical conditions, or treatments requiring antibiotics, are especially susceptible to mold infections. To make it worse, most people infected with mold are unaware of their exposure. Mold infections are serious, and will not get better without treatment.

When mold enters into your systems, it releases toxins. This in turn can destroy your healthy internal biome, and lead to secondary infections with bad bacteria or parasites (particularly in the gut). Mold has been around for ages, and can survive in extreme conditions, so it is vitally important to check for mold in your system if you are suffering from chronic conditions.

Patient Case Study

To illustrate this condition, as well as how to diagnose it, let’s look at this example of a patient I had a while back.

This patient came to me at 71 years old, and was such a sweet lady. She came to me suffering from chronic urinary tract infections and a host of other problems. In seeking treatment within the conventional medical system, she had actually destroyed some of her systems necessary to keep her healthy.

The good news in all of this is that mold is easy to test for and identify. Upon doing a urinary test, we found high levels of indicators that are associated with a mold infection. In particular, her gliotoxin levels were around 3400. Normally we like to see this number well below 200.

Symptoms of Mold Infection

The symptoms you experience can vary widely from the different types of mold that may be infecting you. Typically speaking, the biggest two symptoms are chronic conditions not responding well to treatment and brain fog.

Brain fog particularly can be a key indicator of both the presence of a mold infection, but also what kind of mold may be infecting you. Some molds, like yeast, produce alcohol. This alcohol can enter into your system and cause you to have brain fog, similar to having drank a glass or two of wine.

The Good News

While there is no one single treatment plan for all molds, taking a polytherapy approach to your condition can greatly increase your chances at improving your health. We can treat not only the symptoms, but the various causes of your symptoms and get you back to a healthy state where your body can heal itself.

If you are suffering from chronic conditions and think mold may be a cause, reach out to me and we can work together to find a solution for you.