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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 |2019-08-05T21:03:59+00:00July 8th, 2019|Environmental Toxins, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|0 Comments

Musty, Damp, Stale, and Putrid Smells Often Combine with Cleaning Product Odors to Permeate the Entire Home By Cesar Collado 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, Read more

2 July, 2019

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

By |2019-07-22T14:43:26+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Chronic Illness, Chronic Sinusitis, Environmental Toxins, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Tips|2 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 |2019-06-30T20:07:43+00:00June 24th, 2019|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips, Products Highlights|0 Comments

Mold & Mycotoxins on Our Clothing & Bedding By Cesar Collado 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 Read more

18 June, 2019

Depression, Anxiety and Mood Disorders as Symptoms of Mold Exposure

By |2019-07-19T00:10:26+00:00June 18th, 2019|Mold Health Issues, Mold Removal, Mold Testing, Mold Tips, Neuropsychiatric Disorders|2 Comments

Mold, Mycotoxins and Psychiatric Disorders By Cesar Collado While there may be some controversy with traditional physicians regarding the catastrophic impact mold and mycotoxins can have on the life of a mold sufferer, medicine has been more accepting of behavior disorders as diagnoses. As a result, many patients Read more

25 February, 2019

Mold Illness Induced Insomnia

By |2019-04-12T17:31:06+00:00February 25th, 2019|Chronic Illness, Chronic Sinusitis, Fatigue, Mold Health Issues, Mold Tips|2 Comments

Not Sleeping Amplifies the Misery Caused by Mold By Cesar Collado Suffering from insomnia is one of the most frustrating and debilitating life experiences. It brings out feelings of defeat and hopelessness.  Without sleep, we don’t feel well, suffer fatigue, and lack focus; and, at times, when trying Read more

12 February, 2019

“What About Mold in My Car?”

By |2019-04-12T17:31:29+00:00February 12th, 2019|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Removal, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|0 Comments

The Average American Spends 17,600 Minutes or 293 Hours in Their Car Per Year.1. By Cesar Collado The inside of your car is an ecosystem in itself.  It has its own climate, biology, and setting. It has its own HVAC system and regularly cycles air from the outdoors Read more

29 January, 2019

Is There a “Mold Gene”?

By |2019-04-12T17:31:59+00:00January 29th, 2019|Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|2 Comments

HLA-DR genetic Testing for Mold: What you Need to Understand  By Cesar Collado Genetic testing is definitely a hot topic in the new these days.  I listen to commercials on my car radio for 23 and Me describing the wealth of information available for those wanting to dive deep into Read more

22 January, 2019

The Dangers of Mold are Taken Seriously by Physicians

By |2019-04-12T17:32:28+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Mold Health Issues, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|5 Comments

Doctors Have to Take Precautions to Treat Mold Patients By Cesar Collado Let me begin by saying that good physicians who understand and effectively treat mold illness are very hard to find.  One common characteristic I have observed (from speaking with physicians who treat mold patients) is that Read more

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