5 Silent Signs You’re Being Exposed to Mold

Michael Rubino

October 17

Unfortunately, environmental exposures aren't always considered when diagnosing chronic symptoms. They can also be brushed off as the new norm. Knowing what signs to look out for can help pinpoint the root cause sooner so individuals can begin treatment. 

Sneezing, coughing, feeling down and tired? While these sensations might make you think, Cold or fall allergy symptoms!, you may want to keep an eye on how you feel over time. If they tend to linger or get worse whenever you’re at home, this could be a sign that you’re being exposed to mold.

The Healthy @Reader’s Digest spoke with Michael Rubino, a mold and air quality authority as well as author of The Mold Medic, an Expert’s Guide on Mold Removal. Rubino points out that in addition to respiratory issues, mold exposure has actually been linked to early onset dementia and Alzheimer’s in previous research. “We spend 90% of our time indoors,” he says. “We’re learning new things every day about all the effects our homes can have on our health, but all signs are kind of leading into the same place that if we want to improve our health, the air we breathe has a very profound effect on it.”

Read the full article here:  https://www.thehealthy.com/allergies/mold-exposure-signs/