Mold is a very dangerous living substance which grows in damp and dark environments. Depending on the species, mold can be extremely toxic and cause long-term health problems. Having a different effect on everyone, mold is especially dangerous to children, seniors, pregnant woman, and those with preceding health issues.
Mold affects people differently, depending on their well-being. People with mold allergies can be harshly affected immediately upon contact, while others may develop symptoms or, sensitivity, due to exposure overtime. Symptoms you may experience from mold sensitivity include:
Mold exposure can cause respiratory problems to develop in seemingly healthy individuals. Illnesses such as asthma can be developed during long-term exposure. People with pre-existing asthma who are exposed to mold are at risk for severe symptoms to take place and even cause asthma attacks. Symptoms include:
Toxigenic types of mold are especially dangerous to your health. Molds such as Stachybotrys or , "black mold," produce mycotoxins which can lead to severe or even deadly conditions. Potential symptoms include:
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Depending on the severity and location of the mold