Can Black Mold Cause Seizures?

Last Updated on by Dr. Hooper

Can black mold cause seizures?

We know mold and mycotoxins can cause inflammation and neurotoxicity, but do they cause seizures? In research, patients exposed to Stachybotrys chartarum and tested positive for Macrocyclic Trichothecenes complained of a number of symptoms in which some cases included seizures, however, due to possibly other contributing factors, your physician would need to make that association.

Mycotoxins and Your Health

It is no secret that toxic mold can have a negative health effects. Long term exposure can potentially have life long medical effects. If you suspect mold in your home or apartment it is important to test your family and environment right away.

If the test come back positive it is important to act fast and seek expert medical help and professional remediation for your house. Mold exposure is no laughing matter! Indoor air quality can decrease your quality of life by causing on going headaches, severe fatigue as well as other respiratory symptoms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can black mold cause seizures in dogs?
Black mold can cause long term neurological problems in dogs (and humans) including seizures.

What symptoms does black mold cause?
Black mold causes a variety of symptoms including various allergic and respiratory problems as well as long germ neurological issues in cases of long term exposure.

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