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In this episode, you will learn about mold and mycotoxins as a root cause of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.

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My guest for this episode is Beth O’Hara.  Beth O’Hara, FN is a Functional Naturopath specializing in complex chronic immune conditions related to Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Histamine Intolerance.  She is the founder and owner of Mast Cell 360, a Functional Naturopathy Practice designed to look at all factors surrounding health conditions: genetic, epigenetic, biochemical, physiological, environmental, and emotional.  Her subspecialties are Mold Toxicity and Genetic Analysis in the area of Mast Cell Activation and Histamine Intolerance.  She designed Mast Cell 360 to be the kind of practice she wished had existed when she was severely ill with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Histamine Intolerance, Neural Inflammation, Lyme, Mold Toxicity, Fibromyalgia, and Chronic Fatigue.  Her mission today is to be a guiding light for others with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Histamine Intolerance and these related conditions in their healing journeys.  Through her Mast Cell 360 Root Cause process, she discovers the unique root factors affecting each of her clients’ health issues, building personalized, effective roadmaps for healing.  She holds a doctorate in Functional Naturopathy, a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Psychology.  She is certified in Functional Genomic Analysis and is a Research Adviser for the Nutrigenetic Research Institute.

Key Takeaways

  • How common is mold as a trigger for MCAS?
  • What internal and external testing options are helpful for exploring mold?
  • What environments are common contributors to mold exposure?
  • What factors have created the perfect storm for mold toxicity?
  • Are some conditions difficult to fix or resistant to treatment if mold has not been addressed first?
  • What is the connection between mold illness and salicylate intolerance?
  • What role do chemicals and pesticides play in terms of toxicant contribution to chronic illness?
  • Does finding Actinomycetes in a water-damaged building change the course of treatment?
  • Are most clients stuck in a Cell Danger Response?
  • What are some seemingly good interventions that may backfire when one is stuck in CDR?
  • What is Beth’s 8 step approach to addressing mold illness?
  • How important is a focus on the nervous system, vagus nerve, and limbic system in support of recovery?
  • Can most clients remediate, or do they need to move?
  • How important is a low lectin diet?
  • What are some tips for improving hydration and constipation?
  • What are some of her favorite tools for stabilizing mast cells?
  • Which binders have been most helpful for her clients?
  • How are detoxification and drainage supported?
  • What tools may be helpful for addition colonization?
  • What does recovery look like?

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Related Resources

MC360 Precision Mold Master Class Course
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