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Keep Mold From Developing In Your New Home

When a new home is purchased or built, there are many things that can be done to make certain it provides a healthy environment. Mold prevention is considered a top priority with homeowners. Mold is considered a contaminant that is harmful to a person’s respiratory system. Toxic spores breathed in for an extended period of time can be fatal. There are certain things a homeowner can do to prevent mold from developing in their house.
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Radishes: An Anti-fungal Powerhouse

Dealing with mold in the body can be an overwhelming process. If you have had a long-term exposure to toxic molds, it is important to not only remove yourself from the exposure permanently, but to also treat the spores that may still be causing symptoms in your body. There are many different treatments and foods to consume or avoid. Today I will be exploring the anti-fungal properties found within the radish.
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Mold, Mildew and More: Keeping Your Car Mold-Free

When people think of mold, most of the time their thoughts turn to homes or other buildings. Older homes that are not well-maintained, basements that have flooded as well as buildings that have been through natural disasters all are at risk of having mold. Unfortunately, mold can also be found in many automobiles that are not properly sealed or have had water in them from flooding. Yet, armed with just a few basic items, it’s quite possible to make sure your car does not become one of the many moldy machines on the road.
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Hair Weaves and Mold: The Untold Story

It was a trending story back in early 2014.  A hair stylist shared epic, stomach-churning photographs on Instagram of a mold infestation taking place in a customer’s sewn-in hair weave.  The unfortunate circumstance led to the hair professional being forced to cut off the remaining hair as well.  The event was later revisited and explained further by HypeHair.com.  What precisely could cause mold to grow in a hair weave and was it really necessary to remove the real hair of the victim?
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Foods to Avoid When You Have Mold or Yeast in Your Body

Molds and yeasts are fungal microorganisms that can not only grow in your home, they can also live in your body.  Most victims of internal mold are already suffering from diseases such as diabetes or immune system weaknesses or deficiencies that allow the fungus a welcoming habitat in which to thrive.  If you have a fungal infection of any kind, it is important that in addition to seeking professional medical help, you also begin battling the fungus by avoiding certain foods and drinks.  If mold or yeast within the body is not fed what it needs to survive, it will stop growing and eventually starve to death  (well, hey, that’s the theory, at least!).
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Apartment Managers are Responsible for Preventing Mold in Rental Units

Prevent Moisture

Anyone working as a building maintenance professional at a rental property needs to prevent and eliminate mold growth on surfaces to protect the health of their tenants. Once mold starts to grow on walls or insulation in an apartment building, it begins to take away from the value of the structure, making it difficult to lease apartments to new tenants. Mold spores are on many surfaces in a room but remain inert until there is enough moisture to proliferate. The most important thing to do to prevent mold from growing into large colonies is ensure that surfaces in apartments are as dry as possible.
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