Here’s the bad news for those who suffer from mold allergies: The sneezing, runny nose, congestion, and itchy eyes won’t necessarily clear up once summer is over. Sure, mold thrives outdoors in the warmer environments.
Mold and Mildew
If your allergies are more likely to act up during the fall months , they may be caused by mold and mildew. To reduce your exposure to outside mold spores, avoid piles of leaves.
Moisture and Mold Prevention and Control Tips
When water leaks or spills occur indoors — ACT QUICKLY. If wet or damp materials or areas are dried 24-48 hours after a leak or spill happens, in most cases mold will not grow.
Controlling Indoor Mold Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Indoor mold (fungus) is very common in humid areas and in homes that have damp areas. Mold may trigger asthma symptoms, such as wheezing or coughing, or another allergic reaction.
Controlling Indoor Mold – Related Information
Allergic Rhinitis Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers Asthma in Children Asthma in Teens and Adults. Health wise Footer. This information does not replace the advice of a doctor.
Health Tip: Mold May Make You Sick
Molds thrive in damp places, such as around doors and windows, and on wet carpeting. Some people can become sick from exposure to mold, while others show little or no reaction.