Can Mold Cause Lightheadedness?

Yes, there is evidence to suggest that mold exposure can cause or at least partially cause lightheadedness or faintness. Here are some mechanisms by which lightheadedness could by associated with mold exposure: 1. Microbial Volatile Organic Compounds (mVOCs) are a subset of Read More

Can Mold Cause Inner Ear Problems?

Yes, there is some evidence to suggest that mold exposure is associated with inner ear problems. Here are some mechanisms by which mold can cause inner ear problems: 1. Mold can cause middle ear infections because allergies to mold may lead to Read More

Can Mold Cause Tinnitus (Ear Ringing)?

Yes, mold exposure can cause tinnitus either on its own or in addition to other factors. While the research on all of the mechanisms by which mold causes tinnitus is ongoing, here are 3 relatively well known mechanisms: 1. Mold can block Read More

Can Mold Grow After a Water Leak is Fixed?

Yes, mold can grow after a water leak is fixed, and here are some reasons why: 1. Residual Moisture Water can seep into building materials during a leak so water damaged building materials must be properly dried or replaced to prevent mold Read More

What Happens if You Touch Mold?

If you are wondering if it is safe to touch mold or mold sores with your bare hands, the short answer is generally no. According to the EPA, “inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals”. Read More

Can Mold Cause Eustachian Tube Dysfunction?

Are you wondering if your Eustachian tube dysfunction could possibly caused by mold exposure? The short answer is yes, mold can cause Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) on its own, or at least be a contributing factor in causing ETD. It is well Read More