Mold and Your Health

Jul 1, 2022 | TM-100 Technology

Written by Giovanna Motta

July 1, 2022

Your health is your wealth. We already face the worries of catching COVID-19 outside our home and workplace .  But what few don’t realize is the similarity of symptoms between this virus and the physical signs of MOLD ONSET. Among the top health effects linked to mold exposure are allergic reactions and respiratory difficulty. A lot of people mistake mold exposure symptoms for not having a strong immune system. Or even make an appointment to do a rapid COVID-19 test. When in fact it could just be an allergic reaction to mold. 

Side effects of mold are extensive. Some experience runny nose, skin rash, headaches while others can go through congestion, eye irritation, sore throat and even skin rashes. “The CDC reported that in 2004 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) found there was sufficient evidence to link indoor exposure to mold with respiratory tract symptoms, cough, and wheeze in otherwise healthy people; with asthmas symptoms in people with asthma; and with hypersensitivity pneumonitis in individuals susceptible to that immune-mediated condition. People with allergies may Be more sensitive to mold. People with immune suppression or underlying disease are more susceptible to fungal infections.” Physical symptoms of mold don’t stop there. It has been documented that people have experienced nerve damage from toxic mold exposure. The inflammation mold has on the body can lead to long- lasting effects physically and have a cognitive impairment as well. 

Preventing condensation and moisture are key factors to get ahead of the mold spread. Mold can appear on hard surfaces, damp or wet furnishings, and absorbent material. Something to maintain low humidity levels is having your air conditioner in check and also a dehumidifier. Our mission is and always has been to support families in Palm Beach County to eliminate mold in their homes safely and effectively. If you have been experiencing mold symptoms and are having a hard time controlling the humidity levels inside your home, it’s important to contact us here at National Bio-Safe. Side effects of mold in your home can be very dangerous. Mold grows quickly but with the right help you and your family don’t have to worry. We provide expert science based Commercial and Residential Mold Remediation. The safety and quality of your health is our top priority and has been for the last 38 years. Call us today at (561)997-5785 !


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