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Mould Allergy - Identifying Symptoms & Causes

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Are you experiencing mould allergy symptoms? Mould can be a serious problem that can linger in the air of your home. An air quality expert can help determine if a problem exists and help you come up with ways to reduce it. Poor air quality can have a negative impact on the health of your family. Learning how to identify mould allergy symptoms is important. Here are some symptoms that will help you identify whether it is a mould allergy or not:

Skin Reactions to Mould

Mould allergy symptoms include skin reactions. Some people experience excessively dry skin or skin that seems scaly. If the problem persists, then it could have something to do with allergens in your home. If skin worsens, medical assistance may be needed to come up with a treatment and to make sure other underlying problems aren't present.

Respiratory Problems and Airborne Mould

Some people notice respiratory problems when experiencing mould allergy symptoms. Frequent sneezing, nasal discharge and itching are common. Congestion can also become an ongoing issue. Over the counter medications or allergy medicine may help alleviate these symptoms. The best approach is to use medication while searching for a way to remove the source so mould allergy symptoms begin to fade.

Serious Health Problems and Mould Allergy Symptoms

Individuals that are already experiencing health problems may notice mould allergy symptoms earlier and with a higher degree of intensity. Prolonged exposure can cause hey fever and asthma. Once respiratory conditions develop, mould allergy symptoms can have a greater impact. In order to help alleviate the condition, home owners should begin eradicating potential mould sources and improving the quality of their indoor air. These methods may not completely prevent the problem, but it can begin to improve overall health.

Importance of Air Quality Testing

Many people take for granted just how important good, quality air is at home. You spend a great deal of time breathing the air in your living space. If mould allergy symptoms appear, there could be a problem you were not aware of. The intensity and speed at which mould allergy symptoms are experienced may vary however in all cases changes should be made to improve air quality in the home.

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