What Health Symptoms are Common with Mold Exposure?

Allergic reactions are the most common mold health problem from exposure, such as allergic rhinitis, dermatitis, asthma associated aggravation and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A toxic affect may cause flu-like symptoms such as fever, runny nose, headache, fatigue and muscle pain. A lack of concentration and mood swings have also been reported. Rare fungal infections are usually…

What Are Molds?

Molds are microscopic organisms that digest organic matter and reproduce by releasing spores. Molds are a type of fungi and there are over 100,000 species. In nature, mold helps decompose or break down leaves, wood, and other plant debris. Molds grow best in warm, damp, and humid conditions, but can survive harsh, dry environmental conditions…