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Common Diseases From Black Mold And Mildews

Effect of Molds And Mildews

Are you aware of the danger of black molds and mildews in your body? If you are one of the many people who are wondering how these would even have an effect to your body’s health then you better read on. You will be surprise how these black molds and mildews can cause some diseases in your body.

The sad part about the whole thing is that molds are almost everywhere which makes it difficult to be exposed to. These microscopic organisms like molds, mildews, and fungus play a vital role in our ecosystem which is why they are just everywhere. By nature, these organisms are actually good for the world we are living in since it helps maintain the ecological balance.

Benefits of the Molds

At a glance, these organisms may be sore to the eyes doesn’t seem to have any use at all. But these ugly stuffs are actually doing something good to the ecosystem by decomposing things into simple hydrocarbons. What they do continues the circulation of carbon and energy throughout the food chain.

In this light, we owe these ‘guys’ for being what they are to the environment.

Threats of the Molds

But good as their purpose is in the world, when these organisms are present in the indoor environment, they begin to cause dangers to people’s health. The method that allows molds and mildews to reproduce is through releasing of spores. The hazard to man’s health happens when there is already a high density of spores in the air. Mycotoxins, which are known to be harmful to our health, are produced by certain black molds. The seriousness of health issues these molds can produce is something that should not be disregarded.

Get Rid of Black Molds And Mildews

The presence of mold spores and mycotoxins in the air can trigger different reactions to people. Once these spores and mycotoxins are inhaled and gained access inside our body, the immune system would try to fight it by releasing antibodies. But it is not all the time that our immune system can react to these threats. Each and every person reacts to molds differently.

Some people who are having trouble reacting to molds can trigger allergic reactions like asthma. Other diseases and problems can also spring from these black molds and mildews. People can experience chronic fatigue syndrome, memory impairment, migraines, and sick building syndromes. Nosebleeds are also common for these people who are allergic to these spores.

The symptoms and diseases mentioned above may still be considered mild. But there are reports that show how mold attacks can affect the main systems of the body. The nervous system, the brain, and the immune system can also be affected by these attacks and some have lead to some deaths.

So to avoid or prevent any occurrence of diseases caused by black molds and mildews, it is imperative that some measures must be taken into consideration. As much as possible, always make sure that your house or place is clear of molds and mildews. Maintain a clean and dry place around you that molds can’t stay in.

By Greggy Rick Go, published at 01/10/2012
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