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Mold Effects on Pets

As you now know, mold can have serious health effects on people.  Unfortunately, your pet may experience even more severe health symptoms than you, due to its often weaker and less advanced immune systems.  In other words, Fido’s smaller and less developed immune system decreases his ability to fight off illness and adverse health symptoms, particularly when Fido is continually exposed to and in close contact with mold for a prolonged period of time. Keep an eye on Fido for any simp for any sign of symptoms that may result from mold exposure.
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August 22, 2014 / / - / Health Problems

Black Mold Exposure Symptoms

When treating a victim of black mold contamination, it is important to note that the symptoms can vary with the amount of mold exposure and the species of the mold. Some of the more common symptoms from black mold include:

1) Inflammation of the eyes — look for irritated eyes that are watery, swollen, red and itchy

2) Nasal congestion — look for stuffed-up nose, congested nose, or even runny nose.  In extreme cases sinus congestion might occur.
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August 22, 2014 / / - / Black Mold, Health Problems

Do I have mold in my house?

Sneezing? Runny nose? Congestion? Allergies? If you have any of these mold related symptoms then there is a chance that there is mold growing somewhere in your home. Even if you can’t see it, mold related health problems may be creating uncomfortable and even debilitating conditions within your home.
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May 10, 2014 / / - / Health Problems

Mold Exposure Health Problems

How do molds affect people?

Some people are sensitive to molds while others have a higher tolerance. For those people with sensitivities, common symptoms of mold exposure include nasal stuffiness, eye irritation, wheezing, or skin irritation. Symptoms of exposure to more toxic molds include:
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May 9, 2014 / / - / Health Problems