Episode 217

How Mold and Environmental Toxins Damage Our Brain and Body

With Dr. Craig Tanio

Toxic mold is more common than you may think. Mold exposure causes a variety of health problems like hormonal imbalances, brain fog, headaches, asthma, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, hair loss, and autoimmunity, to name a few. It all begins with a feeling that something is “off.”

On today’s episode of The Dhru Purohit Podcast, I talk to Dr. Craig Tanio, the CEO and co-founder of Rezilir Health, a medical group that uses a precision medicine approach to treat patients with complex chronic conditions including neurodegenerative, autoimmune, chronic infections and environmentally acquired conditions. He is certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine, certified in CIRS by Surviving Mold, and a Diplomate in the International Society of Environmentally Acquired Illness. Dr. Tanio is currently on part-time faculty at both the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern School of Medicine.

For more on Dr. Craig Tanio you can follow him on Instagram @Rezilir_Health, on Facebook @RezilirHealth, Twitter @Rezilir, and through his website https://rezilirhealth.com/

 

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. The connection between mold and brain health
    (10:40)
  2. The spectrum of neuroinflammation
    (12:07)
  3. Symptoms of mold toxicity
    (18:38)
  4. The relationship between mold, cognitive decline, and Alzheimer's disease
    (24:21)
  5. Common places you might find mold in your home
    (28:21)
  6. Diagnosing mold toxicity
    (32:11)
  7. Moving out of your home vs. remediation if you have mold issues
    (39:33)
  8. Understanding mycotoxins and testing for mold toxicity in the body
    (44:19)
  9. Dr. Tanio’s clinical approach to treating mold illness
    (52:19)
  10. How to prevent mold issues in your home
    (1:36:31)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Dr. Craig Tanio

Dr. Craig Tanio is the CEO and co-founder of Rezilir Health, a medical group that uses a precision medicine approach to treat patients with complex chronic conditions including neurodegenerative, autoimmune, chronic infections and environmentally acquired conditions. He is certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine, certified in CIRS by Surviving Mold, and a Diplomate in the International Society of Environmentally Acquired Illness. Dr. Tanio is currently on part-time faculty at both the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern School of Medicine.

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