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Common Respiratory Injury from Indoor Mold-Exposure

The most widely recognized group of mold-exposure injuries involve the respiratory tract. Composed of the pathway air takes when entering the body, the respiratory tract includes the nose, mouth, throat, and lungs. But it’s not just oxygen that moves through your airway—millions of dust particles make a journey from the ambient environment into your body

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Scary Stachybotrys

Toxic black mold, the informal name of Stachybotrys, is the most widely recognized danger in damp buildings. It’s not the only mold that can cause allergy, other forms of inflammation, and toxicity. But it is especially potent and the focus of this article is what makes Stachybotrys extraordinarily harmful. Stachybotrys grows only in conditions of

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Chaetomium — An Overlooked Danger

Due to the notoriety of Stachybotrys, the toxic mold Chaetomium is overlooked and under-recognized. Similarities with Toxic Black Mold Chaetomium and Stachybotrys have much in common. They both consume cellulose-containing materials such as gypsum board, wallpaper, insulation, and straw. They both grow only at high levels of water saturation which typically result from leaking water

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Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth— Candida Growth in the Gut

The microbiome is a term that refers to non-human cells that colonize the gut. Bacteria and fungi, including Candida, are normal residents within the large intestine. With damage to the digestive system, however, the numbers and location of these microbes can become a health hazard. The first article to describe the phenomenon of fungal overgrowth

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