It lives and grows in the walls of your home. The creeping spores float in and begin to breed and grow in damp, dark areas of your home.
But what you can't see won't hurt you, right?
Wrong. Mold colonies growing in your home can have a significant impact on your health. In fact, the World Health Organization attributes a significant proportion of cases of childhood asthma to mold and dampness in the home. In the U.S., 8.4% or 6.2 million children, suffer from the disease.
This is a problem that may be addressed by improving living conditions. In particular, by addressing mold problems in homes.
Keep reading to learn about how mold can affect your health.
1. Respiratory Problems
The main health problems that mold can cause are…