indoor air quality and mold

Breathing Easy: How Indoor Air Quality and Mold Can Impact Your Health

May 22, 2024

As the air turns warmer, flowers and trees start to bloom as we welcome the first signs of spring. But if you’re someone who suffers from seasonal allergies, this time of year can make you feel miserable. Air quality has a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. But did…

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Our Most Vulnerable Population at Risk: The Impact of Mold Exposure on Children’s Test Scores

May 6, 2024

Mold may be silently lurking in our homes, schools and environments, posing a significant risk to our children’s health and academic performance. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed a compelling link between poor indoor air quality (primarily mold exposure) and decreased academic…

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chronic fatigue syndrome mold

Beyond Tired: Revealing the Connection Between Mold and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

March 5, 2024

Imagine having such extreme fatigue and exhaustion that you can barely function, but it doesn’t get better with rest. This is a hallmark symptom of an illness called chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). This complex and debilitating condition affects between five and nine million people in the…

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Breathe Easy This Winter: Tips for Staying Safe from Indoor Air Pollution

January 16, 2024

As the chilly winter months approach, we tend to spend more time indoors to stay warm and cozy. However, did you know that the air inside our homes can be up to five times more polluted than the air outside? Indoor air pollution can have adverse effects on our health,…

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chronic illness and mold

Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) and Mold – The Body Under Attack

October 12, 2023

Mycotoxin illness and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) are two interrelated conditions that can affect individuals exposed to toxic mold. This exposure can lead to a wide range of health issues, including respiratory problems, skin irritation, and even more severe conditions. Mycotoxins are toxic chemicals that are found in mold…

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mold and chronic sinus infections

Beyond Mold Allergies: How Mold Exposure Can Trigger Chronic Sinus Infections

September 18, 2023

Are you constantly seeking relief from sinus issues like post-nasal drip, sinus pressure headaches, congestion, a stuffy or runny nose, a sore throat, cough and raspy voice? If so, you may be experiencing sinusitis or a chronic sinus infection. Sinusitis, the inflammation of tissues in your sinus cavities, can be…

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mold and mental health

Can Mold Affect Your Mental Health?

June 7, 2023

The Relationship Between Mold Exposure and Neurological Conditions Mold illness and mental health issues like dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and depression may seem like unrelated conditions, but there is a growing body of evidence that exposure to mold can have negative effects on brain health. Mold toxins can be highly neurotoxic…

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The Dangers of Mold-Related Illness to Your Health

June 7, 2023

Many people think of mold-related illness as simply allergy-related. But the truth is that mold can make you very sick, with chronic illness and seemingly unrelated symptoms that leave doctors scratching their heads. Mold is a type of fungus that grows in damp, humid and warm environments. It reproduces through…

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How Heavy Metals Prevent Mold Illness Recovery

October 15, 2020

Today we’re going to talk about mold illness recovery. The primary focus for most of our newsletter articles is about getting patients healed from chronic illness and disease triggered by mold and mycotoxin exposure and environmental toxins. But what about those times, and they do happen, when the environment has…

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Woman with a rash next to a vile that says food allergy

Food Allergy, Sensitivity, and Intolerance

October 1, 2020

Food allergy, sensitivity, and intolerance affect so many of us. The typical expression of what most of us think of as an allergy is usually manifest as a rash, itching, hives, or, in more severe cases, as extreme swelling of respiratory passages and wheezing that can become life-threatening.  Thankfully, these…

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