Why should you care about oxidative stress? Do Mycotoxins affect glutathione levels?

Have you lived or worked in a water damaged building? Did you know that mycotoxins and other contaminants can decrease the formation of glutathione? In this short video I’m discussing the following things: 1.How do low levels of glutathione impact our health? 2. Life begins in the cell. 3.What happens when we are exposed to toxic mold, pesticides, pollution and other toxins? 4.Why is glutathione … Continue reading Why should you care about oxidative stress? Do Mycotoxins affect glutathione levels?

New paper provides a link between common chemicals and ‘unexplained’ chronic illnesses

The press release below is shared with the permission of Dr. Claudia Miller. SAN ANTONIO – Could your new home with its fresh paint, carpet and cabinets, as well as pesticides used around the place, cause a range of illness due to chemical intolerance?A new paper provides a long-awaited link between exposures to common chemicals and so-called unexplained illnesses. It also for the first time … Continue reading New paper provides a link between common chemicals and ‘unexplained’ chronic illnesses

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Toxic Mold Exposure and Glutathione Depletion = Chronic Illness

I really enjoyed watching this video on how mycotoxins deplete our glutathione (GSH). This is one of the reasons why many of us mold injured people go on to develop chemical intolerances, mast cell issues, autoimmune and neuroimmune conditions. The video discusses how microphage function is compromised by low glutathione, how glutathione is responsible for protecting cell membranes, removing toxins and so much more. “The … Continue reading Toxic Mold Exposure and Glutathione Depletion = Chronic Illness

We Haven’t Felt This Energetic In Years – A Sweet Testimony & A Bit About Glutathione

I’m so happy when I can share good news and give hope. Today is one of those days. Many of you know that I’ve been struggling with my health ever since my prolonged toxic mold exposure in a sick building where I worked for eight years. Leaving that building and working on mold and chemical avoidance was and still is the most important thing that … Continue reading We Haven’t Felt This Energetic In Years – A Sweet Testimony & A Bit About Glutathione

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Have You Made Fire Cider? Check Out This Easy Recipe

When I first learned about fire cider as a teenager, I envisioned a dragon breathing out fire. Something about the name made me feel as if it was some magical drink that would make one breathe out fire.  So what exactly is fire cider? Fire cider is a tonic made by infusing herbs, fruits, and spices in apple cider vinegar. Although the name was originally … Continue reading Have You Made Fire Cider? Check Out This Easy Recipe

Mold Facts You Need To Know by Dr. Jill Crista

Today I wanted to share a short and concise video created by Dr. Jill Crista where she discusses 16 mold facts that you need to know if you’ve been exposed to a water-damaged building. “Dr. Jill Crista is the author of international bestseller Break The Mold, an invaluable resource book for people affected by exposure to mold. Dr. Jill earned her Naturopathic Doctor Degree with … Continue reading Mold Facts You Need To Know by Dr. Jill Crista

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Treating Ear Pain Naturally

Ear infections and ear pain can be extremely uncomfortable, especially for little ones.  At home we have used this remedy for many years along with organic mullein and garlic oil in the affected ear.  Before moving forward I must state that it’s very important that you discuss your concerns with your family practitioner or naturopathic doctor before trying any natural remedy especially if frequent infections … Continue reading Treating Ear Pain Naturally

Cleansing & Detox Baths You Should Know About

From before the time of Queen Esther, people have been enjoying cleansing and detox baths for vitality, purification, and healing. Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans enjoyed lavish baths in community pools, springs, and rivers. Cleansing pools were often filled with herbs and healing aromatic oils.  Both cold and hot baths were used depending on the need. Salts, seawater, and various clays have also been used for … Continue reading Cleansing & Detox Baths You Should Know About

Gut Healing – Protein Rich – Detoxifying Smoothies – 2 Awesome Recipes

Simple smoothies have been a must for me these past 10 years, especially since becoming sick from environmental toxins. During stressful times I have sipped them while running out of the house to work and as a late-night snack. Although there is no substitution for eating a healthy green salad, green smoothies are a convenient way to get in all of the nutrition we need … Continue reading Gut Healing – Protein Rich – Detoxifying Smoothies – 2 Awesome Recipes

Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Corn, and Wheat Can Cause Serious Health Effects due to Mycotoxin Contamination

I’ve met so many children and adults who are unable to eat peanuts and wheat. After many years of researching this topic I realized that in addition to allergies and food sensitivities people may also be reacting to toxic compounds on the food. Both mycotoxins and herbicides may be behind some of these allergies.  As it turns out, some people fall violently ill after consuming … Continue reading Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Corn, and Wheat Can Cause Serious Health Effects due to Mycotoxin Contamination

Do You Have Holes in Your Gut Leaking Out Toxins Into Your Bloodstream?

By Dr. Mercola – Source – Mercola.com Leaky gut is a condition that occurs due to the development of gaps between the cells (enterocytes) that make up the membrane lining your intestinal wall. These tiny gaps allow substances such as undigested food, bacteria and metabolic wastes, that should be confined to your digestive tract, to escape into your bloodstream — hence the term leaky gut … Continue reading Do You Have Holes in Your Gut Leaking Out Toxins Into Your Bloodstream?

Water-Damaged Buildings, Environmental Toxins and Your Health – Video Interview

Over the last few years without warning I found myself diving deep into the world of Neuroimmune Illnesses & environmental toxins.  Because these issues have affected me personally and many around me, I have become a passionate speaker and advocate for exposing the dangers of environmental toxins and the adverse effects on human health. The harm to my health was mainly due to working in an office with … Continue reading Water-Damaged Buildings, Environmental Toxins and Your Health – Video Interview

How to Stay Healthy During A Superbug

People who like to eat out and spend a lot of time in malls, shopping centers, and public places and or schools, beware, as we are still not finished with a nasty superbug that came to America earlier this year. Perhaps you never heard, but there is a new superbug in the form of a supped up strain of the norovirus, and it’s anything but … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy During A Superbug

Wellness Herbal Tea Recipe for the Immune System

Alright so with all the holidays coming up we are most likely to be outdoors, indoors and surrounded by people.  People who sneeze and don’t cover their mouth.  Little kids who wipe their nose and yes, after wiping they touch the slide, water fountain and bathroom door.  Can you say yuck with me? No, seriously, this is the time of year when little noses run parades … Continue reading Wellness Herbal Tea Recipe for the Immune System

The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

We all have our own version of a medicine cabinet.  For some, having a medicine cabinet means opening up a bathroom cabinet whilst bottles upon bottles of prescription drugs fall out. For others (I fall into this category) it means herbal tinctures, glycerites, supplements, oils, and tea! My medicine cabinet is an amazing collection of organic handcrafted oils, herbal medicine, medicinal teas, and herbal supplements. … Continue reading The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

What Every Pediatrician & Parent Should Know about the Health Issues Associated with Mold/Mycotoxins

This is a “must read”. Every pediatrician and parent should review this report to learn about the health issues associated with exposures to mycotoxins. Children can be exposed to mycotoxins at home or at school and effects from exposure can be devastating and can lead to Neuroimmune and Autoimmune conditions like PANS. Because my health was severely affected by mold and mycotoxins,  I am extremely passionate … Continue reading What Every Pediatrician & Parent Should Know about the Health Issues Associated with Mold/Mycotoxins

Immunity & Your Gut – I Bet You Had No Idea

When I give talks this is usually one of the areas I like to cover.  Everyone wants to be healthy and avoid seasonal bugs and viruses.  But how can you accomplish that? Below is a short and concise article written by Extraordinaryhealth.com that will answer just that. For an article, I wrote on Gut Flora and Autism please click here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– Seasonal Immunity by Extraordinaryhealth.com … Continue reading Immunity & Your Gut – I Bet You Had No Idea

Miracle Sore Throat & Cold Remedy

The content in this post and on this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Any views or opinions written in this blog should not be taken as fact or professional advice. For more information please click here.  A few days ago, my husband woke up with a terrible sore throat and could not even speak.  His entire body hurt … Continue reading Miracle Sore Throat & Cold Remedy