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5 April, 2016

Hotel Rooms and the Seedier Side of Travel

By |2019-12-07T14:05:39+00:00April 5th, 2016|Mold Health Issues, Mold Removal|0 Comments

All of us have been on a trip, work-related or otherwise, and had to stay in hotel. And most of us have gotten sick while traveling. Hotel design can have a lot to do with that illness. Most chain hotel rooms are designed and outfitted for durability and efficiency—vinyl wallpaper, Read more

1 April, 2016

The Dark Side of Rental Living

By |2019-05-13T18:14:18+00:00April 1st, 2016|Mold Cleaning Tips, Mold Removal|0 Comments

By Paul C. Scheib According to the latest data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development American Housing Survey (AHS), the median age of an owner-occupied home in the United States is 35 years old, as of the 2011 survey. Rental units tend to be even older. 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

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