According to Health Canada mold (also spelled “mould”) is one of the most commonly found indoor air pollutants. Molds are fungus that grow and spread in areas that are damp with minimal airflow. In a home mold is commonly found in bathrooms, kitchens, basements and attics. Mold spores contain allergens, irritants and in some cases toxins. Breathing in mold spores can lead to a variety of health issues including headaches, skin irritation, nausea, respiratory symptoms, allergic reactions, asthma attacks and severe infections in some people. Mold is a health hazard!
Symptoms of Mold Exposure
The type and severity of symptoms caused by breathing in mold spores depends on several factors including the type of mold, extent of exposure and a person’s sensitivity to mould. People with mold allergies, Read more “Black Mold is a Health Hazard”