Mold Allergy Symptoms

Kiss itchy skin rashes, watery eyes and sneezing goodbye with this guide for identifying and treating mold allergy symptoms.

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By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

If you have ever been the victim of repetitive sneezing after digging through an old attic or tidying a basement space, then you are familiar with just how annoying mold allergy symptoms can be.

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Mold allergies are typically characterized by sneezing, coughing, skin rashes, wheezing, runny nose, redness of the eyes and even the onset of asthma.

While over-the-counter antihistamine treatments like Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra will help to ease the symptoms of mold allergies, destroying the mold is the key to permanently keeping them away.

If you're looking for ways to help keep your home healthy, wash bedding and any other fabrics with which you regularly come in contact. Even though it is impossible to entirely eliminate mold, it is possible to take extra precautions to ensure your mold allergies stay at bay.

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