They say mold can grow in as little as 48 hours. ARE YOU DOOMED AFTER A FLOOD? The implication that all molds are the same and that mold grows in 48 hours says yes. Reality says, “no.” We know that… Read More »Your House Has Been Flooded. Are You Doomed?
The information below was taken from Proceedings of the International Conference Saratoga Springs, Chapter: FUNGI AND BACTERIA IN INDOOR AIR ENVIRONMENTS: Health Effects, Detection and Remediation, Editors, Eckardt Johanning, M.D. M.Sc. Chin S. Yang. Ph.D, New York Oct 6-7. 1994… Read More »Stachybotrys: A Toxic Mold With a Serious History
Although it is everywhere, the mold lurking in hidden parts of a home can be dangerous and sometimes deadly. The nonprofit organization Exposing Mold advocates a unique way to treat mold exposure: Avoidance. People are becoming more aware of the… Read More »When All Else Fails, Try Mold Avoidance
School districts and campuses can be a source of illness for students and teachers. Flat roofs, condensation in the HVAC, leaks, or boiler issues are a few common building mishaps that can lead to toxic mold growth inside any building.… Read More »Back to School: A Source for Toxic Mold Exposure
Could Erik Johnson style mold avoidance be the missing link to healing Lyme Disease? Erik Johnson style mold avoidance has become popularized for its success in the Lyme community. One Exposing Mold online community member shared this experience last week:… Read More »Is Mold Exposure a Root Cause of Chronic Lyme?
Many of our client’s tell us they plan to find a remediator who will ensure a mold free home or they plan to sell their house and find a mold free home. We always tell our clients there is no… Read More »There Is No Such Thing as a Mold Free Home
Because of a hoodwink perpetrated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A brazen act of obfuscation designed to cast a smoke shadow over a dispute over the Epstein-Barr Virus Syndrome.… Read More »Why Is It Called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
In mold illness circles, people are fairly well versed in the common ways mold can disrupt health. As an immunosuppressant and neurotoxin, mold can be at the root of recurrent infections, cognitive, behavioral, or memory dysfunction, and of course pain… Read More »Hidden Ways Mold Can Effect Your Relationships
Misdiagnosis of mold illness is common. Mold illness symptoms are so diverse that no two people will present with the exact same list of symptoms. Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are also a common misdiagnosis of mold illness. GI signs that can be… Read More »How Mold Exposure Effects Gut Health
There is a discrepancy with the ERMI score because the calculation used to determine the score is incapable of accounting for the toxicity of specific mold species. Additionally, many are using the ERMI score as the be all, end all… Read More »ERMI – It’s Not About the Score