Psychiatric Symptoms Of Mold Toxicity

The environment plays a prominent role in overall health. Many facets of the environment can affect how well a person’s body functions and whether or not they experience chronic disease. Air pollution, external toxins, and even mold in the air can make or break one’s health. Mold is a significant contributor to adverse health effects in many people, especially if they’re experiencing mold exposure regularly. But what about psychiatric symptoms of mold toxicity?

While long-term mold exposure can compromise bodily health, the health of the brain and the mind can also be negatively affected. That is because a person can eventually experience mold toxicity when they have been around mold for extended periods. But what is mold toxicity, exactly? And how can it affect mental and neurological health? Read on to learn more.

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Can Lyme Disease Cause PANDAS?

Lyme disease can affect both physical and mental health in various ways. The disease, transmitted by infected ticks, is caused by the borrelia bacteria. When Lyme disease is not treated promptly, it can lead to health issues such as cognitive decline, joint pain and inflammation, arthritic conditions, and nervous system issues. Lyme disease has also been associated with the onset or worsening of other health conditions.

If a child contracts Lyme disease, they can also develop a condition known as PANDAS. But what is PANDAS, exactly? And can Lyme disease cause PANDAS directly?

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How To Identify PANDAS In Children

PANDAS is the acronym for the health condition known as “pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcus”. It is a syndrome that can occur after a child contracts an infection caused by the Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria.

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