Diseases Caused By Toxic Mold

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Diseases Caused By Toxic Mold


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Molds are a group of fungi that can thrive both indoors and outdoors. They need optimum climatic conditions like humid air, moisture and a surface to fix upon. A hot temperature with windy conditions is a perfect recipe for a mold outgrowth. They are also found growing on food items, clothes, furniture and bathrooms.

Different species of molds have different effects on a person’s immune system. Aspergillus is one of the common molds found in homes, offices, etc. Did you know that there are a hundred different species found in moist conditions? Out of these, four are classified as highly dangerous because they are deadly enough to cause liver damages and cancers in humans when inhaled. They also grow on food items so consuming foods that are infested with molds is very dangerous. They can also cause respiratory problems.

Botyris has a fuzzy or wooly appearance. It is generally white or brown in color. It is seen growing on soil and plants placed indoors. Fusarium is white or yellow in color and requires very little amount of moisture for growth. People carry these spores from their livestock and can spread them to other animate and inanimate objects in the house. These spores can cause pulmonary edema and kidney diseases.

Rhizopus grows on food items and attacks people who are already suffering from other type of immune related disorders. Allergic rhinitis and sinuses is seen. It can also affect the functioning and integrity of the person’s eyes, brain and respiratory tracts. In extreme cases, it can cause permanent damage to the nervous system.

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