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April 2023

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Mould-Related Illness

With the prolonged rain events of the past year alone, there has been a significant increase in patients presenting with mould-related illnesses. An increase in these organisms is prevalent in damp, indoor environments. They may affect the health of the people living there. Fungi and some yeast replicate by producing many spores that have become well-adapted to airborne dispersal. They can stay airborne for long periods and deposit in your respiratory system. Smaller spores can reach your lungs. However, they can also be inhaled, touched or created by moulds colonised within the body, especially the sinus and gastrointestinal tract, due to previous exposure. Mycobacteria is very common in moisture-damaged buildings. With fungi, it releases smaller fungal fragments known to contain allergens and mycotoxins. Mould illness originates in the body...