Are you suffering from strange seemingly unconnected symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, joint pain, tremors or muscle twitches? Do you suspect mold toxicity in your home might be at the root of your illness? Want to know what to do if you’ve been exposed to mold and how to rebound your body? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Dr. Ann Shippy, a functional medicine physician and expert on mold toxicity. Learn about Dr. Shippy’s personal story with mold-related illness, signs and symptoms you might be dealing with mold as well as practical tools to implement to detox and rebound your system.
In this episode, Ali and Becki pick Dr. Shippy’s brain on all things mold from common sources in the home to how and when to test to the best air filters you can use in your home. Mold and mycotoxin exposure can wreak havoc on the body causing respiratory issues, neurological damage, mood disturbance, mitochondrial damage and beyond. Fast action is essential if you suspect mold and Dr. Shippy shares great resources for how to recover your home and your body!
Also in this Episode:
Dr. Shippy’s Story
Symptoms of Mold Toxicity
Lab Values to Monitor
Risk Factors for Mold Growth
Testing for Mold in Your Home
Supplement and Lifestyle Interventions
Naturally Nourished Resources to Support Mold Detox
Resources from Dr. Shippy:
More About Dr. Ann Shippy:
Ann Shippy, MD, is on a mission to help create extraordinary wellness by using cutting-edge science, testing, and the latest genetic research to find and treat root causes—and not just the symptoms—of illness. As a former IBM engineer, Dr. Shippy became frustrated that traditional medicine couldn’t find answers to her own health ailments, so she left a decade in engineering to adapt her skill set to the world of medicine.
She attended the University of Texas Medical School and has a thriving practice in Austin, Texas. She is board certified in internal medicine and certified in functional medicine. Creating custom blueprints and real-world health solutions for those suffering from any combination of physical, environmental, genetic, and individualized health concerns, she insists on using science and personalized attention to treat the patient in totality—and not just bandage symptoms. She is on a tireless mission to help create a world of wellness… "because every life matters." She is the author of two books, Shippy Paleo Essentials and Mold Toxicity Workbook: Assess Your Environment & Create a Recovery Plan.
This episode is sponsored by Further Food, a female owned and operated company that provides the highest quality food as medicine supplements including their Collagen Peptides, Pasture-Raised Gelatin Daily Turmeric Tonic and Mindful Matcha.