MOLD CAN BE A VERY, VERY SERIOUS PROBLEM.
Here is some information you might find useful in regard to MOLD.
mold cleanup article:
video from Discover Health about mold's effects:
Mold issues vary from annoying to harmful. If you have a mold issue, consult a professional.
mold exposure symptoms:
* Respiratory distress, coughing, sneezing, sinusitis
* Difficulty swallowing, choking, spitting up (vomiting) mucous
* Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
* Burning in the throat and lungs (similar to acid reflux and often misdiagnosed as such)
* Asthmatic signs; wheezing, shortness in breath, coughing, burning in lungs, etc.
* Irritable bowel syndrome (See fibromyalgia), nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pains
* Bladder, liver, spleen, or kidney pain
* Dark urine
* Dirt-like taste in m outh, coated tongue
* Food allergies/leaky gut syndrome/altered immunity
* Memory loss; brain fog (See fibromyalgia), slurred speech, sometimes leading to dementia
* Vision problems
* Swollen lymph20nodes
* Large boils on neck (Often a sign of Anaphylaxis)
* Thyroid irregularities
* Anxiety/depression (See fibromyalgia), heart palpitations - confusion, PTSD
* Extreme blood pressure, cholesterol, or triglycerides irregularities
* Ringing in ears, balance problems, dizziness
* Chronic fatigue
* Intermittent face flushing; almost always systemic (Called the Mylar Flush)
* Numbness in face and limbs, intermittent twitching
* Night sweats and hot flashes (Especially around the head)
* Multiple chemical sensitivity (See fibromyalgia)
* Nose bleeds
* Bruising easily
* Rash or hives, formication', bloody lesions all over the skin (Often systemic, skin)
* Reproductive system; infertility, changes in menstrual cycles
* Sudden weight changes
* Hair loss
* Joint/muscle stiffness and pain (See fibromyalgia)
* Heart attack
* Inadvertent facial movements or extremity jerking
* Hypersensitivity when re-exposed to molds, which can lead to anaphylaxis
* Anaphylaxis upon re- exposure to mycotoxin producing molds
* Death, in extreme cases
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