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Household Mold: Allergies

by Joslyn
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Do You Have Allergies?


If you suffer with allergies, or know someone who does, you understand the importance of keeping their lives as allergen free as possible.

Although medications help with controlling the allergies, the best course of action is to avoid any substances that may trigger an allergy attack.


One common allergen that many people have to deal with on a day-to-day basis is household mold.

Household mold can be found in many homes, offices and businesses and for the allergy sufferer it can mean hours of uncomfortable and even serious symptoms.

Household mold if not addressed can easily grow into a large problem. Mold spreads and if not removed, it can create an environment that is potentially life threatening to the person with allergies.

Most people who are living with allergies have a medication protocol that they follow.

They are prudent about following it mainly because they don’t want to be subjected to the serious complications that may occur if they are exposed to an allergen while unprotected.

What should I do?

Protecting themselves against the substances that cause their reactions is just as important as treating those reactions.

Therefore, it’s extremely important that a person who suffers from a household mold allergy be aware of where mold can exist and how to remove it.

After all, their health is the most important thing and keeping themselves safe must always be their top priority.

Discussing the complications of their mold allergy with their physician is a good first step.


In addition, removing the offending mold and being active in ensuring that the home remains mold free will make a safe environment to live in.

Your home shouldn’t make you ill and unfortunately, for people with household mold allergies this can be the case.

Further Recommended Reading

Exposure to Mold: Allergies

3 Easy Steps for Removing Mold


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Teinysha May 3, 2015 - 12:35 am

It moved into a house, and it smells werid, the house is making my new certains smells werid, I also cleaned the windows and they were full of black stuff think it’s mold, I clean 10
Times a day and it still smells werid, the black stuff look like mild smelt, it’s making my whole house smell, I can’t take it, I also have elergic reactions, I itch, I was sick before I came into the house but now I’m coughing a lot more and get werid dizzy was since I’ve moved here,


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