Health Symptoms You Experience When Mold is in Your Home

Do you have a mold problem brewing in your home?

Well if you are noticing a slight change in the way you feel, or have been experiencing health symptoms that are very similar to what happens during allergy season, you may be dealing with a mold problem that needs to be fixed!

Below is a list of symptoms for you to review that will let you know if might have a mold problem brewing right under your nose.

Allergic Symptoms To Mold

Most of the symptoms below are very similar to those you experience during allergy season. Most people who have a mold issue in their residence sometimes mistaken these symptoms for allergies, when in fact the root cause is tied directly to the mold growing in their home. Most of the time, the mold may not even be visible to the naked eye!

A great rule of thumb to live by is to always make sure that when you do have the various symptoms below, that they are happening for you during normal allergy season. If you find that these symptoms start to take over your life while you are only at your residence, and it is not during normal allergy season, it would be best to have a professional come out and check your house just to make sure.

  • Cold/Flu Like Symptoms
  • Sneezing
  • Sore/Irritated Itchy Throat
  • Blocked/Itchy/Runny Nose
  • Congested Sinus’s
  • Sinus Headaches With a lot of Pressure
  • Wheezing
  • Watery/Red/Itchy/Bloodshot eyes
  • Hay Fever Symptoms

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Toxic Symptoms To Mold

The toxic symptoms listed below are connected to the toxic forms of mold that may grow within your house. While there are only 16 types of toxic mold that can affect humans, it is important to still understand what to look for.

These specific mold species are toxic because they release mycotoxins into the air, which cause the negative toxic-like symptoms in humans.

One other important thing to note is that these symptoms are much worse compared to their allergy counterparts, as you will see.

If you experience any of these symptoms, it is imperative that you call a mold removal specialist immediately to confirm that you have a toxic mold problem in your home, so it can be cleaned up effectively.

It would also be beneficial for you to schedule a visit with your doctor as well to help you manage the health implications this toxic mold can and will have on your health.

  • Bleeding
  • Internal Organ Damage
  • Mental Impairment
  • Cancer
  • Death

Better Safe Than Sorry

In the end, it is always better to be safe than sorry. Make sure that you check your house once every quarter for mold, and always pay attention to how you are feeling when you are in your home. If any of the symptoms above spring up on you unexpectedly, be sure to take the time to call out a mold removal professional to help you diagnose and fix the situation!  We Service NW Indiana, Indianapolis, South Michigan and Southern Cook county in Illinois.