How Black Mold Effects Your Health

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Moisture entering your Tallahassee home can cause a wide range of damage. It can soak through carpets and padding. It can ruin your ceilings. It can damage furniture. However, it can also cause more insidious threats, such as the growth of black mold. If left untreated and un-remediated, black mold can lead to serious health problems for your family. What are some of the most common symptoms and health effects associated with black mold?

Health Effects of Black Mold

While many types of mold can cause health concerns, black mold is the most frightening for Tallahassee area homeowners. It can cause:

  • Chronic coughing
  • Chronic sneezing
  • Eye irritation
  • Irritation of the mucous membranes and throat
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Headache
  • Rashes on the body

In some instances, exposure to black mold can lead to serious allergic reactions. These can include nausea, vomiting, and bleeding in your nose or even in your lungs.

What to Do about Black Mold

The only solution to the presence of black mold in your Tallahassee home is to have it professionally removed. Do not attempt to treat it yourself, as this will expose you and your family to toxic spores. It’s vital that it be removed quickly and professionally to prevent your family from suffering unwanted health effects.

Have you spotted mold in your home? If so, it is essential to take action now. Call FP Property Restoration today at (888) 408-2335 to schedule a full assessment of your Tallahassee home for mold, water damage and more.

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