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Could a mold allergy cause dizziness and memory loss?

Related Topics: Allergy, Mold, Dizziness, Memory Loss

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Allergy & Immunology
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Allergic reactions to mold typically cause symptoms such as sneezing, itchy/watery eyes, runny nose, nasal congestion or respiratory problems. This is because allergies trigger specific allergic cells to release chemicals that cause these symptoms. There is not a well understood mechanism by which mold allergy could contribute to neurocognitive symptoms. Because of this, I often recommend that patients pursue other investigation beside allergy so they don't miss another cause of these symptoms. If you are concerned that mold is causing symptoms, you could always try techniques to decrease the mold level in your basement such as dehumidif[i]er. 

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