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3 November, 2020

Which Test is Better for Mold, ERMI or EMMA?

By |2020-11-18T18:50:56+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|16 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Using ERMI and EMMA Tests to Assess Mold Exposure Risk Inside a Home By Catherine Fruechtenicht It is likely that you are reading this article because you are exploring options for testing for mold in your home or perhaps in a home that Read more

17 August, 2020

How Long Does It Take to Heal From Mold Exposure?

By |2020-08-17T18:57:02+00:00August 17th, 2020|Chronic Illness, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Personal Stories|3 Comments

For Chronic Illness Triggered by Mold, Recovery Is Not Always Linear By Erin Porter “How long does it take to heal?” This is a very common question, especially when it comes to mold-triggered illness. When you lose your health and sometimes even your home and belongings to mold 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

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

18 May, 2020

Making Your Home a Mold-Free Sanctuary

By |2020-05-18T03:42:12+00:00May 18th, 2020|Environmental Toxins, Immune System, Inflammation, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|4 Comments

Minimizing Your Mold Exposure at Home and From Your Indoor Air to Preserve Good Health By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD While many of us are still spending the majority of our time at home during the shelter in place orders that are still active in most of our Read more

12 January, 2020

Inflammation Part 3: Mold-Induced Illness

By |2020-04-18T21:30:41+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 |2020-04-18T21:22:05+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 |2020-04-18T21:17:12+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 |2020-04-18T21:14:42+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 |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

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