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

15 February, 2022

Toxic Burden and Weight Loss Resistance

By |2022-02-15T17:04:32+00:00February 15th, 2022|Candida Diet, Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Digestive Health, Digestive Health, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|2 Comments

Environmental Toxins, Body Composition, and Weight Issues as You Age by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Throughout my 39 years of medical practice, the one non-emergency medical question that is presented to me more often than anything else is, “Dr. Tanner, how can I get this weight off?”  Now Read more

8 February, 2022

Is Mold Causing Your Skin Problems?

By |2022-02-08T19:00:22+00:00February 8th, 2022|Allergies, Detoxification, Digestive Health, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|0 Comments

When Skin Becomes the Target of Mold-Related Illness by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Because skin covers our entire body, we tend to look at it as an envelope, a protective barrier of sorts, instead of viewing it for the organ that it is.  Skin is actually THE largest 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

19 October, 2021

When Normal Lab Results are NOT Normal

By |2021-10-19T14:29:41+00:00October 19th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Supplements, Toxic Load|3 Comments

Understanding Lab Test Result Ranges and Why “Normal” Does Not Always Mean Healthy by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Many patients with chronic fatigue and mold-illness symptoms have been told by their primary physician and other doctors that all their lab work is “normal”; therefore, there is nothing wrong 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

28 September, 2021

Fall Weather and Mold Illness Issues

By |2021-09-28T15:05:57+00:00September 28th, 2021|Allergies, Chronic Sinusitis, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Inflammation, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Supplements|4 Comments

The Seasonal Health Impacts of Mold and Mycotoxins by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD The cooling of outdoor temperatures and the shifting of seasons has been readily apparent in the last week or so, especially here in the south where I live.  The fall weather brings with it a 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

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