Easy home remedies to keep mold spores out of your home and keep your allergies at bay.
An overly sensitive immune system response triggers mold allergies. Mold spores are tiny, airborne particles that can cause allergies. The immune system recognizes these mold spores as foreign bodies, and triggers antibodies in the system to fight them. Once the flare up has passed, the body continues to produce these antibodies so that any later contact with the mold spore can be fought off immediately.
Mold allergy symptoms vary from person to person and can range between mild and severe. Some people can suffer from these symptoms all year long and others might have flare ups only during certain seasons of the year. Damp weather is a common trigger for mold accumulation and the most common types of symptoms of a mold allergy are:
The symptoms are often similar to the symptoms that manifest due to other kinds of upper respiratory allergies. In fact, folks with conditions like asthma can have their asthma symptoms triggered when exposed to mold spores. Certain types of mold can trigger a more severe asthma attack and lead to excessive wheezing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. When this is too severe to handle and if it persists, getting it checked with your healthcare specialist is recommended.
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