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Hurricanes and Black Mold

Hurricanes typically occur in wet and humid areas and cause flooding making your home vulnerable to mold.   Black Mold, in particular, is a major issue in the aftermath of a flood since it can initially be difficult to detect and the effects last long after the flood water has been removed.  Black Mold typically refers

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What are Mycotoxins?

Most consumers are unaware of the exposure to toxic molds infested in their homes, office or schools. But most of the time, these microorganisms are difficult to detect because their development is not visible macroscopically and their detection requires a specific mycological analysis. Unfortunately, some types of mold can cause damage to humans and animals,

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An introduction to Mycotoxins

Most consumers are unaware of the exposure totoxic molds infested in their homes, office or schools. But most of the time,these microorganisms are difficult to detect because their development is notvisible macroscopically and their detection requires a specific mycologicalanalysis. Unfortunately, some types of moldcan cause damage to the human body, and their toxicity is not

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The DNA and the Future of Human Health and Nutrition

It is apparent that the DNA is continuously impacting human health and transforming the future of nutrition. It is possible to determine how well you can create and use enzymes that are critical to your health.  Then our team of well-trained nutritional consultants will proceed to identify any dietary inconsistencies you may be experiencing, including

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Can black mold cause seizures?
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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.

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Is Black Mold Airborne?

Mold spores and their mycotoxins (secondary metabolite) are very small and difficult to detect except thru testing until a colony has grown to a significant size.  Mold and mycotoxins, in fact, are so small and lightweight they can subsequently become aerosolized with normal air velocity and circulation found in the indoor environment (ie. ceiling fans,

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Toxic Black Mold & Your Lungs

We know airborne mold and mycotoxins, in the indoor environment, can deeply penetrate into the respiratory tract.  Many respiratory symptoms have been associated with mold exposure: Asthma Inflammation Difficulty Breathing Cough Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pulmonary Fibrosis Acute Pulmonary Hemorrhage We know thru research Aspergillus fumigatus has been identified as the major causative agent in

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