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15 September, 2016

Mold Clean Up Tip: DON’T Take Anything With You

By |2019-05-13T18:53:39+00:00September 15th, 2016|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Remediation|0 Comments

In light of the flooding taking place around the country we want to discuss a topic that comes up frequently after that event. We regularly hear from people who have been forced from a flooded home, to what they believe is a clean environment. They are bewildered as Read more

28 August, 2015

Could Your Pool Make You Sick?

By |2019-05-13T17:53:56+00:00August 28th, 2015|Allergies, Fungal Sinusitis, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal|2 Comments

We heard from Tracy, a busy working mom of two, who contacted us after a bad fungal mold allergy attack occurred after a weekend with her children at the neighborhood pool. She felt as though she was having a severe allergic reaction, but she could not understand why Read more

23 July, 2014

Aspergillus Pictures: Environmental Mold

By |2017-12-22T18:41:14+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing|0 Comments

Aspergillus is a genus, or family, of mold that contains several hundred species. The name comes from the observation of the Italian priest-biologist who first documented the genus: He thought the fungi looked like an aspergillum, the instrument that sprinkles holy water. Molds belonging to the Aspergillus family Read more

23 July, 2014

Fungal exposure endocrinopathy in sinusitis with growth hormone deficiency: Dennis-Robertson syndrome

By |2017-12-22T18:42:27+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing|0 Comments

This is a retrospective study that explores whether there is a causal relationship between fungal exposure and chronic sinusitis, fatigue, and anterior hypopituitarism, especially growth hormone deficiency (GHD). About 4.8 million people suffer from GHD caused by fungal exposure; compare this to only 60,000 known cases caused by Read more

23 July, 2014

Neural autoantibodies and neurophysiologic abnormalities in patients exposed to molds in water-damaged buildings: Mold Brain Effects Confirmed

By |2017-12-22T18:43:30+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing|2 Comments

Occupants of water-damaged homes and other buildings often report health problems, and lately it has been thought that mold exposure can lead specifically to neurological injury. The authors of this study researched the neurological antibodies and the neurophysiological abnormalities of patients who were exposed to mold and developed Read more

23 July, 2014

Mixed mold mycotoxicosis: Immunological changes in humans following exposure in water-damaged buildings: Mold Immune System

By |2017-12-22T18:43:29+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing, Mold Tips|0 Comments

This abstract discusses a study conducted to investigate patients with multiple health complaints that were due to mold exposure in water-damaged buildings. Authors present data on symptoms; clinical chemistries; abnormalities in pulmonary function; alterations in T, B, and NK cells; and the presence of autoantibodies. About 200 adults Read more

23 July, 2014

The health effects of non-industrial indoor air pollution: Environmental mold as an indoor air pollutant

By |2019-05-02T14:20:41+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing|0 Comments

The risks associated with poor indoor air quality, both at home and at work, are becoming more known. Indoor air pollutants include particulate matter, such as dust mite allergen, pollen, and mold spores; gases, including ozone and carbon monoxide; microbial and chemical volatile organic compounds (VOCs); passive smoke; Read more

17 December, 2013

Customer Question: What mold does your test kit target?

By |2017-12-22T18:41:33+00:00December 17th, 2013|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing|0 Comments

Q: We just received a call from a customer who wondered about this statement at the bottom of our instruction in the Mold Screening Test Kit: MALT EXTRACT AGAR WITH 0.01% CHLORAMPHENICOL INTENDED USE Malt Extract Agar is used for the isolation, cultivation and enumeration of yeasts and Read more

16 October, 2013

What Conditions Promote Mold Growth & How to Keep a Clean Environment Safe for Fungal Sinusitis Sufferers

By |2017-12-22T18:45:35+00:00October 16th, 2013|Fungal Sinusitis, Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Health Issues, Mold Remediation, Mold Removal, Mold Testing|0 Comments

Frequently, I talk to patients who have moved from highly contaminated mold environments to what they believe is a clean environment. They are bewildered as to why their fungus-related symptoms persist. The first thing that I ask my patients is, “Did you take anything from the old house Read more

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