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Mold causes disease through two mechanisms: Mycoses – fungi infects a human host and causes disease and Toxicoses – toxins produced by the..

 

Mold & Your Health

Mold causes disease through two mechanisms:

Mycoses – Fungi infects a human host and causes disease
Toxicoses – Toxins produced by the fungi cause disease

 

General Symptoms – Headaches, lethargy, fatigue, poor concentration, systemic effects of hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Eye Findings – Irritant or allergic conjunctivitis (burning, sensation of dryness, redness)

Nasal Manifestations – Rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction, irritant rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis

Respiratory Manifestations – Chest tightness, cough and/or fever, shortness of breath with exertion, asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, infectious pneumonia (Legionella, aspergillus, tuberculosis), respiratory hemorrhage, lung cancer

Oropharyngeal Manifestations – Dryness, irritation of the throat

Skin Manifestations – Dryness, irritation, rash

Other Adverse Effects – Damage to the nervous system, kidneys, liver, brain, blood, skin damage, cancer and even death

 

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Mold Inspection and Removal in Alpharetta, GA

After finding out we had mold in our home, we knew to turn to HeathyAir. They came out the next day and did an environmental inspection to find the cause of the mold. Once they were finished with the inspection, we had them go ahead and remove the mold over the next couple days. They were very nice and very thorough.

Jacob S – Alpharetta, GA 30004
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