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The Impact of Building Biology on Our Health - with Nicole Bijlsma

Show notes

In Episode 33 Gabby speaks with building biologist & environmental medicine expert, Nicole Bijlsma.

Nicole is a bestselling author (Healthy Home Healthy Family) & founder of the Healthy Home (Building Biology) movement in Australia. She established the Australian College of Environmental Studies in 1999 to educate people about the health hazards in the built environment. Nicole has lectured at tertiary institutions for 30 years, has published in peer reviewed journals & is regularly consulted by the media to discuss mould, electromagnetic fields & toxic chemicals, & lectures in Australia & abroad about environmental health issues. Her research explores the impact of environmental exposures on human health & their ramifications for clinical practice. 

Some things Gabby & Nicole discuss include:

  • How things like air quality, water damage & mould, & chemicals in our home affect our health

  • What Building Biology is & how it relates to our health

  • Tips for creating a healthy living space in our homes

  • Options for air filtration, water filtration, & dehumidification in the home

  • What to do if your home has experienced a flood event or water damage of some kind

  • Where to start if you're looking to build a healthy home



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About the show

Tune in for your fortnightly dose of conscious conversations about health from both a macro and a micro perspective, with naturopath Gabby Pavlovic. 


Gabby is all about empowering you to educate yourself about how you can live your healthiest, most aligned life by reconnecting with nature and with yourself. Every couple of weeks Gabby will share conversations with you to get you thinking about how you can improve and support your health. You will also learn how your health is connected to the wider environment around you, and how the state of that environment also affects your health.

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