Can humidity and mold affect our health?
Damp and mold can affect our health. It can cause many respiration issues, such as respiration infection, allergies, asthma, or immune system destruction. And there are several types of people who can be affected by moisture and mold. It is including kids, the elder, people with skin or respiration problems, people with weak immune systems. Therefore, those people must stay away from the humidity and mold environment.
How do mold and dampness affect your health?
Mold can produce some allergens, irritants, or toxic substances. When people inhale or touch the substance, it can cause allergic reactions such as rashes, sneezing, a runny nose or red eyes, or trigger an asthma attack.
The reason causing the damp and mold
Excess moisture can cause dampness and breeds mold. Many conditions in the house may produce excess humidity, such as the leaking pipe, water vapor rising after being dampened, rainwater seeping in from outside the house, or moisture in the building caused by heat.
If you are suffering the dampness and mold, try to find the main reason that causes the issue, and take the initial move to solve this problem. You can ask a professional to help you remove the excess moisture, or you can just do it by yourself. We recommend you get a dehumidifier. A good humidifier can control the humidity at a standard level, and prevent mold and bacteria breeds.