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Mold Allergy
Mold allergy is a health problem affecting people of all ages.
Thousands of molds exist. Some are not known to cause any allergies. Twelve particular kinds of molds are known to cause serious allergic reactions. Possibly, mold might be the reason some sufferers have seasonal allergies. Tiny airborne mold spores can go anywhere, which makes it possible for you to have mold anywhere in your home. Though, mold tends to grow where there is a lot of moisture. Common symptoms of mold allergies are watery eyes, wheezing, stuffed up nose, shortness of breath and asthma. Symptoms range from mild to so severe the allergic individual requires hospitalization. Stachybotrys allergies have been known to cause bleeding in the lungs when combined with second hand smoke. Stachybotrys atra mold can cause nervous system disorders, with symptoms such as the inability to concentrate, changes in personality and sleep disorders.
Written By:  staff 
Date Posted: 2007-08-14  

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