Spring Allergies or a Possible Mold Problem? Air Quality Expert Explains

Michael Rubino

April 21

If you're experiencing Spring allergies or symptoms like coughing, sneezing, or headaches, it's possible you've been exposed to a mold problem. But with Spring upon us, along with Covid, it can be difficult to determine where your symptoms are coming from. Luckily we got the chance to interview air quality expert Michael Rubino, Author of The Mold Medic: An Expert's Guide on Mold Removal, about how you can determine if you have a mold problem, and how to address it. Rubino has helped over 1,000 families heal from toxic mold exposure, so he knows all about it from where mold can hide, to what symptoms to look out for. Even if you're not experiencing any symptoms or allergies, it's still beneficial to learn about how to recognize and eliminate mold in your home - so keep reading to find out from the expert!

How can you determine if your allergies, sickness, or symptoms are caused by a mold problem?

The average person takes more than 20,000 breaths per day. With each inhalation that we take, it’s not just dust mites and pollen we have to worry about. Our dust can include indoor pathogens like mold, mycotoxins, and bacteria. All of these particles have the opportunity to enter our bodies and cause adverse health reactions, and they stem from the presence of water and moisture inside our homes. All a mold spore needs to do is to land on a surface with a water source, and then it will transition into a living colony within the home. That colony then releases microscopic spores into the indoor environment, contaminating surfaces and lowering the indoor air quality. Some species of mold can also produce microscopic toxins called mycotoxins that further add to that toxic indoor load.

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