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

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

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

17 August, 2021

Are Trauma and Chronic Illness Related?

By |2021-08-17T15:53:53+00:00August 17th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Inflammation, Mold Health Issues, Neuropsychiatric Disorders|2 Comments

The Effects of Trauma from Chronic and Environmental Illness on the Body and Brain by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD We often think of trauma as being that of a horrific event in one’s life or, in more physical terms, a direct physical injury.  What is less discussed, however, 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

13 April, 2021

The Influence of Mold on Sex Hormones

By |2021-04-13T05:04:51+00:00April 13th, 2021|Chronic Illness, Detoxification, Educational, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Mold Health Issues|10 Comments

Sex Hormones, Hormonal Balance, and Mold-Related Illness by Dr. Susan Tanner, MD In the realm of mold-triggered illness, discussions on thyroid, adrenal, and growth hormone abound, but discussions on mold’s effect on sex hormones–estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone–are less frequent.  The complete, whole-body picture cannot be understood without also Read more

5 October, 2020

Why Don’t I Get Better? Part 3 – Pituitary Damage

By |2020-10-05T03:39:05+00:00October 5th, 2020|Educational, Fatigue, Fungal Sinusitis, Hormones, Mold Health Issues, Sinus Information|8 Comments

Ruling Out or Fixing Pituitary Damage to Recover from Mold Toxicity By Dr. Donald Dennis, MD In the late 90’s when I was seeing a lot of sinusitis patients who had experienced toxic mold exposures and who had also had sinus surgery (some had even had multiple sinus Read more

25 May, 2020

Hormonal Autoimmunity Caused by Toxins

By |2020-05-25T20:19:19+00:00May 25th, 2020|Allergies, Candida Diet, Detoxification, Environmental Toxins, Hormones, Immune System, Mold Health Issues, Toxic Load|2 Comments

The Role of Mold and Candida in Hormonal Autoimmunity in Females By Dr. Susan Tanner, MD   Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves disease are both autoimmune diseases in which the body mounts an immune response to one’s own thyroid gland and the hormones it produces.  They are well-researched and Read more

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