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Ermi Testing

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71 total views, no views today  One of the first steps of the Shoemaker protocol for mold sensitivity/CIRS is testing for mold with the ERMI test, to give an indication of mold exposures and the level of mold remediation needed. The ERMI test however does have limitations, when it comes to identify the level of […]

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Air Conditioner Cleaning

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70 total views, 1 views today How to clean your air conditioner Source: CHOICE https://www.choice.com.au/home-and-living/cooling/air-conditioners/articles/how-to-clean-your-air-conditioner Cleaning the filters can improve air quality and efficiency. Lifting the lid on your air conditioner Last updated: 07 December 2018 It’s important to clean your air conditioner to maintain good air quality in your home. Filters inside air conditioners are designed to […]

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EC3 Mold Screening Test Plates

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59 total views, no views today The mold screen test plates can be purchased from https://microbalancehealthproducts.com/products/ec3-mold-screening-test-kit-6-pack.html for a reasonable price. You Can get results in 5 days, without sending to a lab, obviously this testing is not as comprehensive as ERMI.  

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Indoor Air Quality – low VOC tips

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71 total views, no views today VOCS are chemical gases that can pollute our indoor air and cause a condition known as Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) which can cause many unpleasant symptoms including: respiratory, skin, headaches, aches and pain, fatigue and brain fog.  Reducing VOCS in the home is reported to provide significant symptom relief to […]

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Ozone Generators

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61 total views, 1 views today Ozone generators are often promoted as air cleaners, however they are less effective than Air Purifiers with HEPA filter and also are not recommended by the EPA.  Who say ozone is good up high, but not near by.  Ozone nearby can irritate the lungs, aggravate asthma and increase risk of respiratory […]

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Air Conditioners

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54 total views, no views today Running an air conditioner can help with the management or air quality, allergies and EI – but only if the air conditioner is well maintained and the air conditioner is kept clean. It turns out that a poorly cleaned air conditioner can actually worsen allergy, and EI (CIRS) symptoms. CIRS […]

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Air Purifier

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82 total views, 2 views today CALM +++ (however may be a concern for some with noise sensitivity)   CIRS 🙂 A medical necessity  – see purifier recommendations for CIRS in article by Dr Chris Kresser below. These are in line with what my NEM doctor has recommended – her preferred product is Air Oasis ALLERGIES 🙂  Sensitive […]

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Dehumidifier

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42 total views, no views today C IRS 🙂 Recommended by my NEM for reducing humidity and hence mold in the home.  Must be emptied of water regularly, otherwise can become a breeding ground for mold. (some say empty and clean daily with vinegar) A LLERGY 🙂 Recommended by Sensitive Choice for Asthma and Allergies L […]

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Face Masks (vogmask or cambridge mask)

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95 total views, no views today     CIRS May be helpful – Mold Spores are typically 3 t0 40 microns, Vogmask a and Cambridge mask protects from inhaled particles as small as 0.3 microns. ALLERGIES Vogmask and Cambridge claim there masks are beneficial to people with environmental allergies.   LOST Fabric Texture/ Odour may be […]

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