About Catherine

Catherine Fruechtenicht is a freelance writer, blogger, and former magazine editor. She currently dedicates her time and resources to running her blog www.moldfreeliving.com, where she discusses practical tips for health and wellness for the growing population of people dealing with mold- or environmentally-triggered illness. Having dealt with chronic and debilitating symptoms caused by mold in her own home, she shares expert information, tips, and experiential knowledge from her and her family’s journey back to wellness on her blog to help others find hope and healing.
22 June, 2020

Teaching Your Immune System a Better Way to Win

By |2020-06-22T05:08:06+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Products Highlights, Sinus Information|0 Comments

Tackling Immune System Challenges From Hyperreactivity to Mold and Other Pathogens By Catherine Fruechtenicht When the immune system has been activated by mold, mycotoxins, or other environmental disruptors, the symptoms experienced by the sufferer are often caused as much by an over exuberant immune response to the mold Read more

2 June, 2020

My Home Has Been Remediated, But I STILL Feel Sick!

By |2020-06-02T04:43:11+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Environmental Toxins, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Tips|8 Comments

Lingering, Hidden Sources of Indoor Mold Exposures By Catherine Fruechtenicht If you are someone who has dealt with mold or environmental illness, you know firsthand how difficult it can be to finally feel safe and secure again in your home, especially if your home is where you became Read more

9 February, 2020

Decoding the Uses and Benefits of Home Oxygen Therapy

By |2020-04-18T21:39:20+00:00February 9th, 2020|Candida Diet, Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues|11 Comments

The Mechanism of Home Oxygen Therapy and Its Use for Treating Mold Toxicity by Catherine Fruechtenicht Last week, Dr. Susan Tanner, MD, shared the many benefits of hyperbaric and home oxygen therapies in the treatment of mold- and environmentally- triggered illness. Today, with the help of Dr. Dennis, Read more

28 October, 2019

The Controversial and Confusing World of Mold Illness

By |2020-04-18T20:58:09+00:00October 28th, 2019|Chronic Illness, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Personal Stories|4 Comments

7 Pieces of No-Nonsense Advice for Navigating Mold and Mold Illness By Catherine Fruechtenicht I write a blog about mold and environmental illness. My blog, Mold Free Living, covers everything from my personal journey with mold illness and the major remediation of our home and belongings, to interviews Read more

20 September, 2019

The MicroBalance Health Products Story

By |2020-04-18T20:37:05+00:00September 20th, 2019|Chronic Illness, Chronic Sinusitis, Educational, Fungal Disease Awareness Week, Fungal Sinusitis, Mold Health Issues, Products Highlights, Sinus Information|4 Comments

Doctor-Created Products That Treat the Fungal Cause to Eliminate Symptoms Two decades ago, a particularly difficult-to-treat, suffering patient, who had endured 5 sinus surgeries to remove nasal polyps inspired Dr. Dennis’ “mold epiphany.” As Dr. Dennis recounts the story, the patient arrived at his office for a scheduled Read more

20 September, 2019

Fungal Awareness Means Keeping Mold on the Table

By |2020-04-17T23:10:53+00:00September 20th, 2019|Chronic Illness, Fungal Disease Awareness Week, Mold Health Issues, Personal Stories|4 Comments

Making Mold and Environmental Illness Part of the Conversation By Catherine Fruechtenicht This week, September 23-27, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has declared its 3rd annual Fungal Disease Awareness Week. The CDC’s campaign is centered around building awareness, education, and vigilance around the topics of fungal Read more

8 September, 2019

Could Mold in Your Car Be Making You Sick?

By |2019-09-09T13:32:07+00:00September 8th, 2019|Environmental Toxins, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|4 Comments

Clean Your Car for Mold to Prevent Cross Contamination and Ongoing Mold Sickness By Catherine Fruechtenicht Indoor air quality is a concern not only in our homes, but also in our cars. If you have been sensitized to mold, you don’t have to spend much time in a Read more