Helpful articles about the role mold plays in insomnia and its relationship with our hormonal system.

26 April, 2022

Recovery and Stress Reduction in a Distracted World

By |2022-04-26T15:51:02+00:00April 26th, 2022|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|0 Comments

Distractions, the HPA Axis, and Healing From Mold by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Previously we discussed the hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal (HPA) axis as the body’s central stress response system and how it becomes dysfunctional from prolonged periods of stress–a topic that has become so very prevalent not only Read more

12 April, 2022

Wired But Tired and Not Recovering?

By |2022-04-12T18:15:03+00:00April 12th, 2022|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Supplements|13 Comments

Adrenal Fatigue, HPA Axis Dysfunction, and the Toll That Hidden Stress Can Take on Your Body by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD We have discussed the term “adrenal fatigue” in previous newsletters, and why its symptoms occur often in mold-injured patients. The term “adrenal fatigue” may be a misnomer, Read more

25 January, 2022

Does Mold Exposure Impact Serotonin Levels?

By |2022-01-25T15:27:50+00:00January 25th, 2022|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Digestive Health, Digestive Health, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Supplements, Toxic Load|0 Comments

The Relationship Between Serotonin Levels and Mold Exposure by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD The question of how serotonin levels may be impacted by mold exposure has been posed to me recently. More specifically, I was asked if mold and mycotoxin exposure could cause lowered levels of the mood-boosting Read more

14 December, 2021

Just Exhausted or Exhausted Adrenals?

By |2021-12-14T16:25:53+00:00December 14th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|0 Comments

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Controversy Surrounding Adrenal Fatigue by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD We all have had times of fatigue and low energy.  Sometimes it is following an illness or significant stress, but, in general, these episodes of fatigue are predictable and relatively short-lived.  When fatigue becomes prolonged Read more

7 December, 2021

Thinking Mold Until Proven Otherwise

By |2021-12-07T17:03:13+00:00December 7th, 2021|Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Personal Stories|0 Comments

Why “Taking Mold Off the Table” is a Good Idea Before Any Diagnosis by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD As a physician who treats patients with mold-related illness, as well as being someone who has a personal story of dealing with mold impacting my health, one of the things Read more

12 October, 2021

Treating Complex Patients With Chronic Illnesses

By |2021-10-12T14:40:00+00:00October 12th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Fungal Sinusitis, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Personal Stories, Toxic Load|8 Comments

Patient Stories of Chronic Fatigue, Mold, and Heavy Metals by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Last week, the discussion of chronic fatigue and its causes brought to mind several of my patients both past and present who have been challenged with this condition.  For this article, I thought I Read more

5 October, 2021

Simply Tired and Lacking Energy, or Chronic Fatigue?

By |2021-10-05T16:53:25+00:00October 5th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Toxic Load|0 Comments

Dealing With Chronic Fatigue After Environmental Illness by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD We have all experienced feeling tired. Whether related to not getting enough sleep, a passing illness, or a lot of stress, being tired is generally a passing feeling and one that after rest, rejuvenation, and healing, Read more

8 September, 2021

The Neurologic and Psychiatric Impacts of Toxicity

By |2021-09-08T04:53:58+00:00September 8th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Toxic Load|16 Comments

Mental Illness, Mood Disorders, Mold, and Other Toxins by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD A few weeks ago, we wrote about trauma and how it affects the brain and central nervous system, with the definition of trauma including the physical and emotional impacts of toxic exposures on the body, Read more

29 June, 2021

Addressing Alterations in Circadian Rhythm

By |2021-06-29T04:51:52+00:00June 29th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues|2 Comments

The Health and Healing Implications of Circadian Imbalance by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD, and Eric Hosford, RN What does the phrase “circadian imbalance” indicate to you?  Disrupted sleep-wake cycles?  This is certainly a huge component, but the health implications of not falling asleep, staying asleep, getting enough quality sleep, Read more

27 April, 2021

Answering Reader Questions About Mold and Health

By |2021-07-09T01:49:51+00:00April 27th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Chronic Sinusitis, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Fatigue, Fungal Sinusitis, Hormones, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Personal Stories|2 Comments

Next Steps and Helpful Interventions When You Suspect Mold is Damaging Your Health by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD In publishing our weekly articles about environmental medicine and mold-triggered health concerns, we receive quite a lot of questions and comments from readers about their specific situations and symptoms. Over Read more

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