Your home is not always the safest environment possible. Even in the cleanest and best maintained houses, there are elements with a potential health risk. In some cases, however, they are difficult to identify. Mold and moisture are two of the factors that can affect the health of the residents of a house.
The immediate effect of humidity is the discomfort. Besides reducing the ability to breathe, humidity also increases and the body’s perspiration levels. At the same time, a closed space, not well ventilated and with a high humidity level creates the best environment to the development of mold spores, which are very harmful and can lead to hiring mold remediation Denver technicians.
Mold can be difficult to notice at times, but prolonged exposure to the spores may serious effects on the health.
- Allergies. Inhalation of mold spores can cause allergies and irritations. Allergic reactions are manifested in the form of rhinitis, i.e. sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, skin irritation and lung irritation.
- Asthma. Inhalation of mold spores causes a number of complications for people with asthma. Fungal sinusitis can be another consequence of inhaling mold spores.
- Altered mental state. Mycotoxins released by some molds cause headaches, difficulty to concentrate, memory issues and even depression.