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3 August, 2020

Be Prepared for a Reaction

By |2020-08-03T17:03:56+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Allergies, Candida Diet, Chronic Sinusitis, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|2 Comments

The Difference Between Food Allergy, Sensitivity, and Intolerance and Why it Matters by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD The typical expression of what most of us think of as an allergy is usually manifest as a rash, itching, hives, or, in more severe cases, as extreme swelling of respiratory Read more

27 July, 2020

Is It Mold?

By |2020-07-28T00:57:58+00:00July 27th, 2020|Allergies, Chronic Illness, Chronic Sinusitis, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fungal Sinusitis, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|0 Comments

How Do I Know If It Is Mold That Is Making Me Sick? by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Patients and friends often ask me, “How do I know if it is mold that is making me sick?” Most of the time, either their symptoms brought them to read Read more

20 July, 2020

Sleep . . . It’s SO Much More Than Rest!

By |2020-07-20T19:48:34+00:00July 20th, 2020|Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|0 Comments

Why Getting to Sleep and Staying Asleep Helps Your Body to Do EVERYTHING Better by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD In a previous article, we discussed the importance of sleep as it impacts wellness, health and fitness.  It is well recognized that sleep, or lack thereof, impacts the brain Read more

13 July, 2020

Immunity Starts in the Gut, But Gets Derailed There Too!

By |2020-07-13T21:11:08+00:00July 13th, 2020|Allergies, Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues|2 Comments

The Role of the Gut in Immune Protection and Reaction By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD In previous articles we have discussed things that are helpful for “gut immunity” but what does that mean?  Further, if an individual does not have any obvious gastrointestinal or digestive symptoms, like bloating, Read more

6 July, 2020

A Look at the Latest Updates on COVID-19

By |2020-07-06T21:52:20+00:00July 6th, 2020|Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation|9 Comments

Developments in Our Knowledge and Treatments for Coronavirus by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Back in March, I wrote several articles about the coronavirus pandemic, and at the time had high hopes that it would be on its way out by now.  Obviously, that is not happening.  I continue Read more

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

9 June, 2020

The Neurological Trauma of Chronic Illness

By |2020-06-09T04:43:06+00:00June 9th, 2020|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Personal Stories|4 Comments

When Chronic and Mold-Triggered Illness Ignite PTSD Symptoms By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Much has been written about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in war veterans, abuse survivors, and other major trauma situations. Unfortunately, less has been written or even acknowledged about PTSD symptoms in patients who have suffered Read more

11 May, 2020

When Mold Disrupts Your Hormones

By |2020-05-11T18:34:40+00:00May 11th, 2020|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Inflammation|10 Comments

Hormone Imbalances and Syndromes in Mold-Injured Patients By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD One of the far-reaching impacts of mold-related illness is the disruption of multiple hormonal functions throughout the body. It is quite common for mold to knock more than one body system out of balance, so that Read more

5 May, 2020

Practicing Self-Care in the Time of COVID

By |2020-05-05T03:53:13+00:00May 5th, 2020|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Toxic Load|0 Comments

Strategies for Supporting Your Emotional Health and Well-Being During COVID-19 By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Our previous articles about the current COVID-19 pandemic have dealt with the physical impacts of the virus, preventive measures, and strategies to stay healthy. But, in order to truly address health from a Read more

20 April, 2020

COVID-19 and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

By |2020-04-20T18:59:11+00:00April 20th, 2020|Chronic Illness, Educational, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues|4 Comments

COVID-19, Cytokine Storm and the Mold-Injured or Immunocompromised Patient By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD In previous articles, we have discussed the inflammatory cascade of events that occurs in patients made ill by mold. More recently we have presented an illustration of “cytokine storm” and what happens in the Read more

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