Mould Information - Health Effects

Moulds do not generally affect healthy individuals, however those with allergies or asthma may be more sensitive and develop reactions to mould. Sensitive people (and those with prolonged mould exposure) may experience hay-fever type symptoms including: coughing, skin rash, running nose, red eyes, nasal congestion, aggravation of asthma or difficulty breathing. Also, individuals with immune system suppression, lung diseases, are at increased risk for infection from molds.1

"We make you sick "


Penicilin and Toxic Mould


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1 A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home, US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Air & Radiation, USA, viewed 15 August 2008, <>



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