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What ALL Seniors Need to Know About Mold

Senior Citizens and Mold Exposure

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seniorsExposure to indoor molds is generally unhealthy to anyone. Some folks like senior citizens may develop more severe symptoms faster than others.

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Those at greatest risk:

Babies and children
Elderly people
Persons with compromised immune systems. (Chemotherapy, lung and heart disease and those on anti-inflammatory medicines like prednisone)
Seniors and others with respiratory conditions, allergies and asthma
In East Tennessee several molds are capable of producing toxins (mycotoxins) that can be rapidly absorbed into the instestines, lungs and skin of our aging friends. They are:

Stachybotrys (aka Black Mold)
Aspergillius
Pennicilium
Cladsporium
Chanthrome
The short and long-term consequences to these toxins are largely known and still under scrutiny by environmental physicians and researchers. Chemicals found in toxic mold spores have known severe health impacts on senior citizens and those with the above risk factors.

Short term symptoms of senior citizen mold exposure:

Nose and sinus congestion
Dry hacking cough
Chest tightness
Trouble breathing
Asthma or worsening asthma symptoms
Nosebleeds
Respiratory infections
Headache
Eye and skin irritation
Higher, more toxic levels of exposure long term can produce devastating consequences such as:

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Hyper sensitivity – pulmonary fibrosis
Lung bleeding (hemosiderosis)
Stomach and or cardiac conditions
Neurotoxicity
Endocrine disorders
Cancer

If your in doubt about why your ill its easy to find out if mold in your home is impacting your health.

Call Bob at 865 385-0170

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