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12 January, 2020

Inflammation Part 3: Mold-Induced Illness

By |2020-01-13T14:17:35+00:00January 12th, 2020|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Toxic Load|17 Comments

The Chronic Inflammatory Response Caused by Mold and Mycotoxins By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD In this Part 3 of articles about inflammation, I would like to address mold exposure as a cause of inflammation, as well as what far-reaching impacts it can have on the mind and body. Read more

16 December, 2019

Mustering Up Yuletide Energy and Enthusiasm

By |2019-12-16T16:07:14+00:00December 16th, 2019|Chronic Illness, Educational, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Personal Stories|0 Comments

Regaining the Holiday Spirit After Mold and Chronic Illness Enter the Picture By Pamela Holloway, RN, MS The joyous song comes through the car radio: “Troll the ancient yuletide carol, fa-la la-la-la, la-la-la….” Screeching to a halt, I find myself staring at the STOP sign and realizing that it Read more

2 December, 2019

Merry Mold Management

By |2019-12-10T13:51:09+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Chronic Illness, Educational, Immune System, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips|3 Comments

A Simple Guide for Managing Mold and Mycotoxin Exposures During the Holidays By Pamela Holloway, RN, MS The holidays are upon us, and for many, it is a time of festivities that includes a lot of interaction with colleagues, friends and family. In the spirit of the season, Read more

25 November, 2019

Managing Chronic Illness During Thanksgiving and the Holidays

By |2019-11-25T14:19:30+00:00November 25th, 2019|Chronic Illness, Educational, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips|0 Comments

Conscious Self-Care Can Ease Holiday Stress and Safeguard Your Health by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD Holidays can present their own challenges for health and heart. The “norm” as depicted on television of the happy, healthy family, and the generous, kind-natured neighbors is not always the case. Chronically ill Read more

28 October, 2019

The Controversial and Confusing World of Mold Illness

By |2019-10-29T04:08:01+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

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

8 July, 2019

The Stench of a Moldy Home Negatively Impacts the Entire Family

By |2019-12-09T15:37:12+00:00July 8th, 2019|Environmental Toxins, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|1 Comment

Musty, Damp, Stale, and Putrid Smells Often Combine with Cleaning Product Odors to Permeate the Entire Home In speaking to mold sick patients and their family members, the topic of odor problems in the home comes up often.  Complaints include adjectives, such as musty, damp, stale, and putrid Read more

2 July, 2019

How Long Will It Take to Heal from Mold Toxicity or Illness?

By |2019-12-05T21:20:36+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Chronic Illness, Chronic Sinusitis, Environmental Toxins, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Tips|4 Comments

A frequent Question from mold sufferers is “How long will my recovery from mold exposure take?” Recovery time is dependent on several different factors, some controllable and others not.  As with so many health issues, there is no simple answer to this question and every patient, and their circumstances differ. Read more

24 June, 2019

The Consequences of Mold Finding a Breeding Ground in Our Clothing and Bedding

By |2019-12-09T15:37:26+00:00June 24th, 2019|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Products Highlights|0 Comments

Mold & Mycotoxins on Our Clothing & Bedding I have spoken to several very impactful and caring mold physicians who have had to stop treating mold patients due to their own mold sensitivity.   Seeing mold patients exposes them to mold and mycotoxins in quantities that can make them Read more

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