What Is Toxic Mold?
And How To Spot It:
Mold are forms of fungus. When mold spores are present in large quantities, they can present a health hazard to humans, potentially causing allergic reactions and respiratory problems. There are thousands of different species, or types, of mold. They grow in moist places throughout the world, both indoors and outside. Some molds also produce mycotoxins that can pose serious health risks to humans and animals.
Sneezing, Runny Nose, Coughing, Irritated Eyes, Rash/Skin Irritation
Long Term Exposure Can Cause: Memory Loss, Asthma, Pneumonia, Neurotoxicity, Cancer
What Are Asbestos?
And Which Are Most Common:
Asbestos is a group of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals. Asbestos has six sub-classifications: actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, chrysotile, crocidolite, and tremolite. The most common are chrysotile and amosite asbestos. The use of asbestos sharply declined in the late 1970s when it became evident that asbestos posed a threat to human health and safety. Today, asbestos is classified as a known human carcinogen. There is no safe type of asbestos and no safe level of exposure. Nearly all those with exposure history are potentially at risk of serious respiratory health complications.
Persistent cough that produces mucus, Chest Tightness, Chest Pain, Loss of appetite, Dry/Crackling sound in lungs.
Long Term Exposure Can Cause: Mesothelioma, Lungs Cancer, Inflammation & Scaring of the lungs. Cancers which effect the gastrointestinal tract, throat, kidney, brain, bladder, voice box, gallbladder, and others…
What Is Toxic Lead?
And Where It’s Located:
Lead poisoning is a serious and sometimes fatal condition that occurs when lead builds up in the body. Lead is a highly toxic metal and a very strong poison. Found in lead-based paints, including paint on the walls of old houses and toys. Lead poisoning usually occurs over a period of months or years. The poisoning can cause severe mental and physical impairment. Young children are most vulnerable to lead poisoning.
High blood pressure, Abdominal pain, constipation, joint pains, mucscle pain, Decline in mental functioning, Headache, Memory loss, Mood disorders, Miscarriage or premature birth in pregnancy.