Dr. Jill Crista teaches us how to remove mold toxicity from the body

107- Helping You to Recover From Mold Toxicity with Dr. Jill Crista

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

April 30, 2020

There is a hidden toxin that impacts thousands, if not millions, of people every single day. These toxins are typically found in buildings, such as schools, workplaces, and your home.

In fact, these toxins are so hidden, the Seattle Children's Hospital actually had some children lose their lives because no one knew it was there.

This toxin is known as mycotoxins, which are released by mold that can damage our health.

So what can happen to you if you are exposed to mold? How much exposure will it take for you to see an impact, and is the health consequences instant?

These are all phenomenal questions that will be answered by Dr. Jill Crista in this podcast episode!

What To Expect From This Episode

  • Why is mold toxicity so tricky to recognize
  • Where can mold grow and what are some areas most people don't realize has mold in it
  • Health concerns related to mold toxicity
  • Steps to recover from mold exposure and how to support the body


  • [2:15] What got Dr. Jill Crista interested in medicine and mold toxicity
  • [7:00] A lot of people have mold-related symptoms but it takes something drastic that impacts their life for them to make a change
  • [8:30] Do symptoms usually come on slow, or can it hit people quickly
  • [12:00] What are the differences between the molds and fungus found in nature vs what is found in the home
  • [16:30] Even if you remove yourself from the moldy environment, the mycotoxins can remain in the body
  • [18:00] Can someone inoculate someone else with mycotoxins
  • [19:45] The Northwest and Southeast have a lot of issues with humidity and moisture which leads to mold growth. Does the rest of the country have the same types of issues for growing mold in our homes
  • [22:00] How long does it take for mold to start growing
  • [25:30] What are some forgotten places in a house where mold can grow (baby bath toys, CPAP machines, etc)
  • [27:15] Why are the filters in fridges so moldy
  • [28:15] Mold and Lyme have similar symptoms which is why it gets confusing during the diagnosis process
  • [30:45] Can mold exposure flareup other illnesses
  • [32:30] Mold in nature is decomposing, so it is doing the same thing to us
  • [34:45] Can you treat someone who refuses to remove themselves from the toxic environment
  • [37:30] Many coffees have a lot of mold in the coffee beans
  • [43:00] Mycotoxins and spores can move into many different organ systems and cause a lot of health issues
  • [45:00] At some point we will need to change policy around building to help reduce the chance of mold exposure
  • [48:00] Some people ask Dr. Jill why she doesn't use binders in her protocols
  • [50:45] Does Dr. Jill find many patients are coming in with constipation
  • [54:45] Different type of mycotoxin tests that Dr. Jill Crista likes to run

Resources From This Episode

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Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Dr. Jill Crista

Website: DrCrista.com

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Dr. Jill Crista walks us through steps to recover from mold toxicity

Dr. Jill Crista walks us through steps to recover from mold toxicity

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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