Below is a list of resources providing an introduction to the topic of recovering from environmental toxic mold issues. Click here for details.
New Documentary Film Features Mold Avoidance
The mold avoidance experiences of a young Lyme patient named Sofia Webster are profiled in a new documentary film about chronic illness, called “Becoming Incurable.” The film…
What About My Stuff?
Of the many difficulties that new mold illness sufferers face, perhaps none is as fraught with confusion and frustration as the issue of what to do with their current stuff.…
Which Therapies Most Helped Improved Mold Patients?
Very frequently, when people who have been sick with a chronic disease report having made substantial improvements in their condition, others who also have that disease want to…
Toxic Mold and Brittany Murphy
On December 9, 2009, actress Brittany Murphy died of a lung infection which turned out to be Staphyloccoccus aureus, a very common bacteria that a healthy system should be able…
2018 Medical Practitioners Poll
The Paradigm Change mold practitioners poll allows individuals participating in online mold groups to share information about which medical professionals have been helpful to…
Guidelines To Help Mold-Sensitized People Stay Safe
One rapidly growing type of hypersensitivity is to certain kinds of toxins made by environmental molds such as those that frequently grow in buildings.…
CDC Website Page on ME/CFS Mentions Mold Connection
Subsequent to a recent update, information provided about ME/CFS on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now includes a mention that mold may be a…
Stachybotrys and the Blood-Brain Barrier
Back in 2008, a few other mold avoiders and I came upon a doctoral dissertation about the neurological effects of satratoxin (a trichothecene mycotoxin made by Stachybotrys…
Were Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder Mold Victims?
During their first four years of marriage, Almanzo Wilder and Laura Ingalls Wilder had far more than their fair share of difficulties. Several years’ worth of their crops were…
This hour-long film (produced by Dave Asprey) provides a basic introduction to the topic of mold-related illness and may be watched for free.
This readable biography of Erik Johnson provides a quick introduction to a number of difficult topics on mold illness and is available for free from Paradigm Change.
This blog includes in-depth articles on a variety of interesting topics related to mold illness, written by Lisa Petrison and guest authors.
The rapidly growing literature providing evidence that moldy buildings cause serious health effects is summarized on the Paradigm Change site.
Are the buildings where you spend time okay with regard to toxic mold? A Paradigm Change page discusses the ins and outs of mold testing.
Those who are not sure whether their health problems have anything to do with mold may want to start with the “Toxic Mold Illness Diagnosis” page.
Research studies as well as patient reports suggest that mold may be an important factor in psychiatric illnesses such as depression or anxiety.
Many mold patients report reacting just as much to outdoor toxins as to indoor ones. The Paradigm Change Locations Ratings project provides useful info on this topic.
This Paradigm Change article provides quotes from more than 30 individuals on how mold avoidance and treatment has changed their lives for the better.
A page on the Paradigm Change website lists practitioners with experience treating mold illness, organized by state.
A Facebook forum and other free info on avoidance issues is available from Mold Avoiders (run by Paradigm Change executive director Lisa Petrison).
This website (presented by Paradigm Change) provides links to a highly curated selection of recovery-oriented articles from a wide variety of information sources.
Tens of thousands of patients now participate in several dozen Facebook groups focusing on mold-related illness topics.
A number of books recommended by Paradigm Change provide basic information about mold illness or discuss treatment strategies.
Many mold patients have summarized their experiences moving toward wellness or written about specific mold-related topics in blog format.