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6 Symptoms of Prolonged Exposure to Mold

7/27/2017 (Permalink)

In Humboldt County we have A LOT of mold... Most people just accept the fact as a normal part of Humboldt living, but did you know if you don't remediate the mold growth in your home, there are several health issues that might arise?

Here are 6 symptoms of prolonged exposure to mold that you need to look out for.

1) Chronic Sinus Problems

Do you feel like your nose is constantly running or stuffed-up, but you do not have any other cold symptoms? You may have mold..

2) Nosebleeds

Do you get frequent nosebleeds for no apparent reason? You may have mold..

3) Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

According to studies, exposure to toxic molds can cause Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in some cases. When breathing impurities (such a mold) are present in the air, they can cause an inflammation of the lungs causing Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.

4) Mold-Induced Asthma

Asthmatics need to be especially careful in a building with mold. They can cause a flare-up if they breathe in airborne spores. If you do not have asthma, airborne mold can cause problems such as wheezing or shortness of breath. -Asthma symptoms-. It is very important to contact your physician.

5) Skin Infections

The most common skin infection caused by mold is called Sporotrichosis. This can be caused by the mold spores entering the body through an open wound.

6) Neurological problems

People that live with mold may become depressed, have anxiety or lethargic or memory problems.

All of these symptoms can be reversed by having the mold removed .The technicians at  SERVPRO OF EUREKA are specialist at removing mold and getting your home's air quailty back to where it should be.

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