Mycotoxicosis

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What is mycotoxicosis?

Mycotoxicosis is poisoning due to the ingestion of high levels of airborne mold spores.

Common symptoms reported by people with mycotoxicosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with mycotoxicosis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Questran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Chlorella Yaeyama)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valerian Root)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Bee Pollen)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with mycotoxicosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with mycotoxicosis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Questran)
Perceived effectiveness
for mycotoxicosis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Dizziness 3 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Chlorella Yaeyama)
Perceived effectiveness
for mycotoxicosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Nasal congestion
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valerian Root)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Difficult to wake up next morning Spasms in entire body
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Yeast die-off (Herxheimer reaction)
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
mycotoxicosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Bee Pollen)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with mycotoxicosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has mycotoxicosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 9
40s 14
50s 9
60s 9
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

93% Female
7% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from mycotoxicosis patients who have completed their condition history
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