A Mold Recovery Blog
Wednesday, November 13 2013
After many doctor and ER visits one common thing would occur in my fight to fight mold: "Jennifer, your potassium is VERY low".
In the medical world they see this as "your fault"...."your diet". They scold me on how I should eat more bananas or more potatoes. "You mean plenty of potassium-rich greens like a giant bowl of spinach a day aren't enough doctor?".
This made me scratch my head and do more research. What I found was astounding and how it LINKED directly to my exposure to toxic mold.
I found out that a "Mycotoxin" called PETULIN can inhibit the uptake of potassium meaning it blocks it from being used by the body.
Information about the mycotoxin, Patulin