Why Mold Grows

Exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause a variety of health affects, or none at all.
The type of mold exposed to, as well as individual sensitivity and pre-disposition can dictate the affects
and indivdual may feel.

Mold can cause three types of health affects:
* Allergic / Irritant Responses: comparable to seasonal allergies
* Immuno-toxic: some molds produce toxins that adversely affect health
* Infection: active mold growth on the body. This can occur on skin, nails, sinuses, lungs, etc.

Study Shows Greater Link Between Mold and Asthma
by Tom Scarlett
A study by Harvard researchers says there is a more definite link than previously thought between
mold in the home and the risk of sever asthma.
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Signs and Symptoms of Mold in Your Home

Tell tale signs of mold can range from mild to severe, and you may need to contact

For best protection of your health, here's what to look for:


  • Nasal and sinus congestion
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing and sore throat
  • Laborious breathing
  • Skin irritation


  • Regular headaches or fever
  • Nose and throat problems
  • Vision problems, itchy, burning watery eyes


  • Central nervous system problems including loss of memory, mood swings, and headaches
  • Lung disease
  • Immune suppression

  • headache

    sore throat

    Web links about mold and health:


    Mold at Home
    Mold's Health Effects
    What We Do
    The Myth of Bleach
    Mold in Your Attic
    Mold in Your Basement
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