What Are The Side Effect of Mold?

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Effect of Mold

Intro – Mold what ?

Mold is a common household fungus that releases spores into your air and can be increasingly dangerous among homes with poor ventilation or homes that receive an excess amount of moisture.

While we interact with mold every time we step outside, it has been showing through scientific research that mold may not be explicitly dangerous in small quantities. 

However, when mold reaches prolific proportions, in-home mold growths can be extremely dangerous for you and your family. 

Mold may bring a plethora of side effects that lead to serious illnesses or a general disdain on your daily wellbeing.

WHERE MOLD CAN BE FOUND ?

Mold is commonly found in bedrooms, as our mattresses and our cozy mattress toppers are extremely good at trapping moisture and giving molds an excellent environment to thrive. 

The overall lack of oxygen, combined with the trapping of moisture and difficulty in cleaning, molds have been known to multiply within our mattresses, eventually spreading to other spots in our bedrooms.

 This has led to various studies determining the affectivity of mold on our healthy sleep cycles, and the results are not ideal, to say the least. The most common sleep-related side effect of mold exposure is sleep apnea.

What Mold can cause to our body ?

Sleep apnea occurs when the natural breathing cycle of a sleeper is disrupted, causing low, shallow breaths, irregular breathing, and general discomfort when trying to fall asleep. 

Sleep apnea is often associated with snoring, so when an otherwise healthy sleeper begins to snore, it is a sure sign t