Mould and environmental sensitivities

Mould and environmental sensitivities 

Mould seems to be a growing problem – literally – especially in the wet conditions we’ve had during the past year.

Maybe it’s present in your home, too.

As most of us know, mould is not conducive to good health and is commonly linked with problems such as:

  • coughing

  • wheezing

  • nose stuffiness

  • red or itchy eyes

  • skin rash

  • and sore throat

  • asthma attacks

  • and breathing problems for people with respiratory problems.

But that’s not all.

According to Dr William Rea, the health problems some patients develop from mould exposures can even be disabling.

In 2018, Rea published the results of a study on 100 patients who were sensitive to chemicals and chronically exposed to mould. Their symptoms were such that they continued to suffer even after being removed from the mould.

In the patients he tested, he found that:

  • more than 80% had abnormal T and B cells of the immune system

  • 64% had respiratory problems

  • 70% had signs of neurological dysfunction, including memory problems, concentration problems and problems of hand-eye co-ordination

  • and almost all had problems of the autonomic nervous system.

Rea, who specialised in treating people with environmental sensitivities at the Integrative Environmental Health Center in Dallas, explained why mould can be such a problem for some people. ‘(M)old toxins—the mycotoxins—are loaded with endocrine disruptors’, he said in an interview published in the journal Integrative Medicine (Encinitas).

How should people deal with it? ‘The first thing is get rid of the mold patch from the house or the building they work in,’ he said.

Rea also developed a treatment protocol for mould patients at his clinic.

Mould can be especially problematic for people with other environmental sensitivities. Many people with mould problems often tell us that they are particularly sensitive to electromagnetic fields as well.

So reducing exposure to mould can be helpful for people who are sensitive to these fields and we are pleased to say that we now have a product that can help do this simply and economically. It’s called Zeo-Go and you can see more about it below.

Rea, William. (2018). A Large Case-series of Successful Treatment of Patients Exposed to Mold and Mycotoxin. Clinical Therapeutics. 40. 10.1016/j.clinthera.2018.05.003.

Gustafson C. William Rea, md: Investigating Environmental Sensitivities May Resolve "Uncurable" Illness. Integr Med (Encinitas). 2016 Mar;15(1):24-6. PMID: 27053932; PMCID: PMC4818065.

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