If you have been exposed to mold spores either from the ventilation system at work, or from your home, you know very well the devastating impact chronic exposure can have on your health.
The ill effects of Chronic mould exposure often results from the impact on the spleen-pancreas meridian, but also the Kidney's.
Chronic mold exposure weakens the organs. The exposure can then weaken the endocrine glands, often having a profound impact on the adrenals, and the thyroid gland as well.
Some of the symptoms of chronic mold exposure may be
People with chronic mould exposure often have the obvious respiratory difficulties.
Medicine does not usually understand the effect of mould exposure on the organs and glands, because it does not understand the impact of weakening and congestion in the acupuncture meridian system. Blood tests can appear normal. And most doctors would not suspect an affect on the normal functioning of the brain either.
Dr. Daniel Amen, a noted psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert who uses SPECT brain scans to understand the brain function of his patients, and who has written several best selling books, often also helps people with chronic mold exposure. A recent blog page details a Stachybotrys (black mold) exposure.
Consultation with Dr. Amen or one of his colleagues can cost over $3,500 USD.
Natural supplements can help just as well. After removing the source of the mold, and preventing any off-gassing from other materials, much can be done to strengthen the body. Hanna Kroeger Healer provides a plan in a Vibrational Reading. When multiple causes of ill-health are given they need to treated in a priority.
Women in particular may be more susceptible to the effects of chronic mold spore exposure when they have had several pregnancies. The issue may be caused by a weakening of the organs during pregnancy, particularly the kidneys.
Effects of Often people with mold exposure have very pronounced:
Many of these go hand in hand, and therefore are difficult to separate from each other. For example, when the thyroid is affected, the adrenals can be too.
However, medical tests would not show any sign of these. If a medical test for TSH shows a low-functioning thyroid gland, the patient may still not suspect mold exposure.
The issue of weakened immunity and digestion, and cold meridians results from a fundamental weakening of the flow of chi throughout the body. This chi flows through the meridians and into and through the organs and glands.
These three health difficulties are related by way of the Spleen. The spleen is the organ on the left hand side of the body, behind the rib cage. Through it passes the Spleen-Pancreas meridian.
When the Spleen is disturbed, there can also be a disturbance of the menstrual flow, because the Spleen is the source of blood in the body. Also there can be edema, or water retention, and cold limbs.
The Spleen can get enlarged during mold exposure, called splenomegaly in medical terms because it continues to try to work, and do it's job of transforming and transporting food. The Spleen is the source of Qi and blood. That means it supplies energy to make everything work in the body.
One of the other important signs of weakened spleen is muscle flaccidity medically called muscle hypotonicity. A trained medical doctor can see this lack of muscle tone in a physical evaluation.
There are obviously a large range of symptoms that are associated with a disturbed spleen due to mold exposure.
The use of herbals to strengthen the spleen or kidneys is necessary to begin to feel better again. It can however take several months to begin to feel better again.
That statement is true if you have the correct formulas, and also if you have additional formulas to detoxify any mold toxins in the body. A comprehensive vibrational reading is the best option to begin your healing.
This is with the proper choice of supplements and if you know the correct dosages -- often staging the supplements as the body gets stronger. Often times the supplement needs to change with the season, or the dosage changed when the seasons change. There is no reason that one particular supplement need be taken all the time.
The spleen and kidneys help with the energy to the brain, and so people with chronic mold exposure often have memory problems even after the mold exposure is abated.
The Spleen-Pancreas meridian is connected to producing and circulation the energy throughout the body. When it get's weakened, which in TCM is called Spleen-Qi Deficiency, the digestion is weak. Fat's and oils are not digested well, and the bowel movements would float. Also there would be likely be food in the stools.
Often people with chronic mold exposure are too weak to even have acupuncture, or the acupuncture disturbs the body away from healing. The release of toxins may be too difficult for the body to handle.
Nuts would be the most difficult to digest when the Spleen is weak. Carrots and other orange or yellow foods are good for the spleen.
While in chinese medicine yams are good for the spleen, the use of yams can cause further difficulties because of the mold on the skin, and sometimes inside.
In fact, during the times of 9pm to 11pm at night, (this is directly opposed to the spleen time of 9am to 11am) are the times when the weakest signs show up for mental function, exhaustion, diarrhea, bloating, dizziness.
One very traditional chinese medicine (TCM) formula for the Spleen is Gui Pi Tang, which in English is Restore the Spleen Decoction; There are many others. The Tang in the name this formula is used in a decoctions. Gui Pi Wan would be a pill form of the herbs. However, the little pills in patented chinese formulas in small bottles are not recommended as the ingredients may be of poor and questionable quality including additional non medicinal ingredients.
Eat Well Cooked Food. No Raw, or Cold Food.
You may notice that salad cannot be digested properly. Depending on the warmth generated in the body, it may be necessary to eat less yogurt, and or avoid acidophilus pills.
Avoid excessive thinking. Excessive thinking in jobs can create a weakened spleen, thus being a contributing cause to spleen disorders, and digestive disorders. Excessive thinking includes studying a great deal, without frequent breaks.
Mushroom Extracts May Be Necessary for Immune Restoration. These can be the most important supplements to heal the body.
For best results Purchase a Vibrational Reading. The Supplements used will have a very high resonance to your body. You will receive dosage charts, additional information on food that can enhance your health, and foods that should be avoided.