When you have fungal sinusitis, the toxins can cause enormous mucus production. As this mucus drips into the throat and into the stomach, the stomach will react by producing acid. Typically patients will complain that their noses get clogged up when they are around mold. This sparks their postnasal drip, throat clearing, and coughing. Next, their stomach acids start refluxing. It is thought that this reaction occurs from toxins produced by the eosinophils as a response to the fungal infection which are dumped into the stomach. This may be a similar reaction to feeling like you have to vomit after exposure to food poisoning. The GERD in this case appears to be our body’s response to the toxins.
To prevent your body’s immune system reaction, you can make yourself less appealing to mold, so it will become more difficult for it to thrive. One important step can be through
Whatever the cause, be it pervasive mold in your body or in your home, treatment may be necessary. Just as you can get rid of the mold in your home, you will need to rid your body
The good news is that we can prevent mold from affecting your health. Avoidance is often the most important part of treatment. For example, my patient Louise, 61 years old, came in
Unfortunately, mold is everywhere. Thousands of single-cell fungi are found all over the world. Fungal spores (the reproductive part of the organism) become airborne like pollen. M
When you have fungal sinusitis, the toxins can cause enormous mucus production. As this mucus drips into the throat and into the stomach, the stomach will react by producing acid.