What are the health problems associated with mold exposure?
The following symptoms are significantly more frequent in those exposed to mold than in those who are not exposed to mold: excessive fatigue, headache, nasal symptoms, memory problems, â€œspacinessâ€/disorientation, sinus discomfort, coughing, watery eyes, throat discomfort, slurred speech, lightheadedness, dizziness, weakness, bloating, weak voice, coordination problems, vision changes, rash, chest tightness, and wheezing.
The Environmental Health Centers of America are here to diagnose and treat mold-related illnesses this can make the difference between years of suffering and relief. Laboratory evaluations exist to measure mycotoxin levels in urine, blood, breast milk, and other body fluids, and to measure immune response to specific molds. Treatment of mold-related illness includes avoidance of mold contamination, thorough remediation of the mold-contaminated building if possible, clearing the mycotoxins from the body, desensitization for mold allergy and the treatment of mold infections.