Is Aspergillus Black Mold or Common Mold? Aspergillus can be considered a common indoor mold as it includes a few hundred different species. Depending on the species they can grow in a variety of places including walls, ceilings, crawlspaces, sub flooring, HVAC systems and more. Its spores are generally dispersed
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Alternaria Was Found in My Body… Now What?  When a specialist tells a patient regarding mycotoxins being present in a clinical  test, what does that mean? One of the molds that shows up frequently in results is Alternaria.  Individuals with extreme hypersensitivities, asthma and a debilitated immune systems, are generally
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air samples
Why Ambient Air Samples Aren’t Enough Ambient air sampling is the most commonly used sampling method for the majority of mold inspectors to identify if there is a mold contamination. But just because most inspectors are doing it doesn’t mean it’s right. In fact, ambient air samples often provide a
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coronavirus
How to Protect Your Air Quality from the Coronavirus The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has the attention of the entire world. This virus has spread rapidly since the outbreak began in China in December 2019. With headlines warning us of travel bans, cancelled conferences, and school closures, we have to ask,
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sibo and mycotoxin
Mycotoxins and Gut Health | SIBO We are still at the very beginning of what we know about the complex issues that mycotoxins from mold cause to humans. Studies are starting to happen and healthcare practitioners on the cutting edge are learning and passing on what they know. Unfortunately, the
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mold inspections
Contact A Public Adjuster First Before You Call Insurance If your mold problem is adding up to a lot of damage, and the  insurance company is dragging their feet, then it may be in your best interest to hire a public adjuster who can ensure you get fair treatment. There’s
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February 12, 2020

‘Black’ Mold

What exactly makes mold a ‘black toxic’ mold? The answer may be surprising. When looking for information about ‘black’ mold, it’s easy to see why it’s commonly misunderstood. Back in the late 90’s, The New York Times stated a severe ‘black’ mold breakout leading to multiple deaths at a children’s
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mold deaths in hospitals
What the CDC isn’t telling us, and what you can do about it. In 1997, a surge of news reports were flooding the headlines regarding several rare deaths caused by mold illness. The CDC and the EPA both responded by shutting down the supposed conspiracy theories surrounding the suspicious causes
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mold in laundry
Black Mold in Your Laundry Mold can cause a host of health problems from asthma, increased susceptibility to flu and colds, and sinus infections. Because mold thrives in damp conditions, it can live in many places around your home like the shower, in carpeting, behind wallpaper, in the basement and
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depression and mold
Linking Mold, Depression, and Anxiety Recently, emerging evidence between depression, anxiety,  and environmental factors has surfaced. Exposure to mold is most commonly associated with allergies and asthma. However, it is now thought to be associated with many complex health problems, since black mold species such as Aspergillus, Fusarium and Stachybotrys.
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