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Dr. Minkoff on Healthcare Champions: Mold

Dr. Minkoff discusses chronic illness and how it relates to their teeth and gums health

Healthcare Champions – a new weekly show that airs on CW44_TampaBay, featuring LifeWorks’ Dr. David Minkoff.

Toxic Mold Symptoms Can Ruin Your Life

About 22% of us have a genetic reaction to mold that creates mold symptoms that can destroy your life. If you are one of them, your genes have a certain response that causes a chronic inflammatory reaction in the body when exposed to mold.

Some toxic mold symptoms:

  • arthritis
  • fatigue
  • brain fog
  • skin pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • just can’t function

Often miscategorized as a “psychological disease” mold toxicity symptoms are not just in your mind. Your brain is actually inflamed. If you are not getting the mold toxicity treatment that you need or you are not seeing results, come see us, we are a CSI who are going to look and find what is wrong with you and fix it, not just try to cover up your toxic mold symptoms.

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About Dr. Minkoff

Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego. He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine. In 1992, Dr. Minkoff’s attended a lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Bland, widely considered the father of functional medicine, during which he had a eureka moment, and began pursuing the alternative health field with a vengeance, studying under the most accomplished thought leaders on natural & integrative healing. In 1997 Dr. Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic to help friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into LifeWorks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States.