Mold Testing for Health Concerns — 3 Illnesses Caused by Mold

Mold growing in flooded Oneonta, NY basement.

Mold growing in flooded Oneonta, NY basement.

Mold is a silent and dangerous toxic microorganism. It can crop up without notice and create a myriad of health complications, and can often be ignored until the problem has become very serious. At Premier Mold Inspection and Testing, we offer mold testing for health concerns to identify and eradicate this dangerous environmental toxin from your dwelling or business.

Relatively unknown are the actual symptoms of mold exposure, as they seem commonplace, or resemble other, less serious, afflictions. Below are several illnesses that could plague you or your tenants, and how our company can help.

Sick Building Syndrome

Caused by poor ventilation systems and mold growing in areas with leaks or water damage, Sick Building Syndrome can affect anyone residing or working in a building with an older HVAC system. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, symptoms include allergic reactions, mood swings, exacerbated asthma symptoms, and fatigue. A moisture survey by a professional from our company, Premier Mold Inspection and Testing, can pinpoint where moisture can pose a significant risk of growing mold and causing these symptoms.

 

CIRS (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome)

CIRS, or Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, associated with exposure to water damaged structures, can severely affect the brain. Symptoms include memory problems, dizziness, and headaches, among progressively more serious complications as a result of prolonged exposure. Mold spores that cause these symptoms become exposed by air sampling and dust collection sampling procedures conducted by our company.

 

Hay Fever

Hay fever is a very common illness that plagues many people. Mold spores, mites, and pet dander can cause hay fever-like symptoms, such as fatigue, congestion, headaches, and respiratory inflammation. Since mold is not commonly associated with hay fever, symptoms can persist. With an inspection by a licensed professional from our New York based company, you can determine which steps are necessary to make your home or business safe again.

 

Contact us for more information on mold inspections, indoor air quality testing, and what Premier Mold Inspection and Testing can do for you.

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