Can Mold Cause Hives

Can Mold Cause Hives

Hives are uncomfortable (and unwelcome) swollen patches of skin that can appear red or pale in color. Many people suffer from this skin condition, but few people are aware that it can be triggered by mold. Yes, the mold, which is also referred to by the medical term urticaria, can cause an allergic reaction in…

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Mold and Hair Loss

Mold and Hair Loss

Many different feelings are stirred up when hair is the topic of discussion. For many people, it can be a sensitive subject because of loss, illness, or even a bad hair day. It’s no wonder why people may not link mold and hair loss as a result of an allergic reaction. But can mold cause…

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Can Mold Cause Ear Infections

Can Mold Cause Ear Infections

Ear infections are painful and never welcome no matter how they are contracted. They are generally a result of inflammation and fluid buildup in the ear but can be triggered by other factors including altitude changes, cigarette smoke exposure, pacifier use, climate changes, and recent illness or ear infection. Given all of these risks, can…

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Can Mold Grow in Your Lungs

Can Mold Grow in Your Lungs

Mold is no laughing matter and can turn into a serious problem if not addressed. We’ve previously discussed mold and its detrimental effects, several times, however, have you ever wondered can mold grow in your lungs? Surprisingly, the answer is yes, mold can grow in the lungs and lead to long-term damage. Particularly, a mold…

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Can Mold Cause Lung Cancer

Can Mold Cause Lung Cancer

Mold can be dangerous when undetected and has been known to cause allergies. Due to its devastating impact on the immune system, it has been linked to sinus problems and asthma. Still, with these characteristics in mind, can mold cause lung cancer? Mold has been known to be a trigger for coughing, sneezing, and runny…

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Symptoms of Mold Biotoxin Illness

Symptoms of Mold Biotoxin Illness

Mold biotoxin illness is a general term for sickness caused by exposure to biotoxins often found in the mold. Mold is usually found in water damaged buildings in which warmth and humidity are present and biotoxins thrive, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be discovered anywhere. What are biotoxins? They are hazardous waste products of…

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What is CIRS: Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

What is CIRS Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Let’s face it. Mold is never a welcome sight and can be extremely hazardous to your health. Now, there is a multi-faceted illness that is attributed to mold exposure called CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. What is CIRS anyway? The mold exposure generates microorganism and chemical agents called biotoxins that can often be found…

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Is Mold Affecting your Health?

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Mold, commonly referred to as mildew, is a fungal growth that occurs naturally out of moist, humid conditions. Mold is inevitable and tough to eradicate completely. It can be found both indoors and outdoors, and its type can vary from harmless to toxic. Never a pleasant thing to find in your home, you may be…

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How Does Mold Affect the Brain?

How Does Mold Affect the Brain

Mold’s reputation as a toxic substance continues to challenge the traditional diagnosis of common illnesses like anxiety and depression. Often found in the home, mold is a naturally occurring fungus that thrives in damp, humid environments. It has been known to irritate allergies and inflame asthmatic symptoms in children. As such, there is a growing…

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What does mold do to your lungs

Mold is a fungus characterized by spores that multiply in colonies. You might have seen mold around your house – greenish, blackish, grayish dots huddled together and multiplying near HVAC units, damp corners, on ceilings or in the bathroom. If mold is not identified early on, it continues to grow. Central air systems and natural…

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