Go

Health Library

Preventing Mold

Preventing Mold

Mold in your home can cause allergic reactions and a worsening of asthma symptoms. To prevent mold growth, follow these tips from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Reduce humidity with air conditioners, dehumidifiers and fans. Remove decaying debris from the yard, roof and gutters. Vent bathrooms and dryers. Fix any water leaks immediately.

 
Health Library

Find a doctor or make an appointment:
General Information: (314) 747-3000
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
© Copyright 1997-2014, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. All Rights Reserved.