Podcast intro by Sophia Ruan Gushée
Sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome, consist of various nonspecific symptoms that occupants of indoor areas experience.
Symptoms of SBS include headaches, dizziness, chronic fatigue, nausea, irritation (of eye, nose, throat, or skin), difficulty concentrating, sensitivity to odors, allergies, cold, flu-like symptoms, increased incidence of asthma attacks and personality changes.
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by Angela Cummings
Do you have symptoms of mold in the bedroom?
There are approximately 1.5 million species of mold that exist, according to the National Institute of Health Environmental Health Sciences.
Various mold species can be found indoors, and in the bedroom.
In this article, we’ll discuss common indoor molds and symptoms to watch for.
The most common types of indoor mold include: Aspergillus, Alternaria, Acremonium,...
by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée
Mold is common in the home. It's tracked in on shoes and clothes from the outdoors, and enters the home when the windows and doors are open. Most of us can tolerate these amounts of mold. But when the roof leaks or plumbing pipes break, there may be larger amounts of mold that accumulate and cause health problems for children and adults.
Mold looks like colored spots or fuzzy growths. Often, we...
Mold, “a fuzzy-looking growth on the surface of organic materials,” appear in different colors: grey, green, yellow, orange or various other colors. (2) If you see fuzzy growths, it might be mold.
Mold may grow in areas where there has been water damage; water increases the chance of mold growth. Common areas where mold may grow from water damage include drywall, ceilings, and wood—or areas behind those materials (like behind the drywall...