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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