What is Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

1 Out Of 4 People Have A Genetic Predisposition to Mold Illness!

One of the questions we are often asked is why do some people get sick from mold and other’s do not? The answer is based on genes. Did you know that 25% of people are genetically pre-disposed to mold illness? This article explains why, citing scientific research, including a list of 37 symptoms!

Water Damage and Mold!

Water Damage and Mold

Don’t Take A Chance – Here Are 9 Reasons You Should Always Use A Professional To Clean Up Water Damage and Mold!   During this time of year, we get lots of calls for water damage because of frozen pipes. One of the key ways to avoid frozen pipes is to add extra insulation. First […]

The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality!

How Important Is Indoor Air Quality?: Most people are unaware that their indoor air could be polluted. This is a topic of particular importance because we spend more time indoors during the winter months. In fact, we spend 90% of our time indoors. This article explains what causes bad air, how to determine if it is causing health concerns, and what actions you can take. Be sure to check out our bonus section on Christmas Tree Syndrome--causes and what you can do about it--because 1 in 3 people suffer hay fever like symptoms soon after putting up their tree.

Indoor Air Quality and Your Health!   With Covid and the fact that people are spending more time indoors, indoor air quality has become a critical issue. Covid is not the only indoor air quality concern you should have. On December 29th, 2020, we sent out an email to our followers about the top culprits […]

DIY Mold Remediation – Why It’s Not Recommended

  DIY Mold Remediation – Why It’s Not Recommended   DIY mold removal attempts are highly inefficient and can make the situation worse. In this article learn why DIY Mold Remediation is not a good idea. The only instance in which these attempts to remove mold have any potential to work is when one recognizes […]

10 Scary Facts About Mold!

10 Scary Facts About Mold! - First Call Restoration take the scare out of mold removal because we are experts serving the residents of the Southeast New York in New York. For all your mold removal needs, call (845) 442-6714!

Ten Reasons Mold Is Spooky!   Happy Halloween to all of our loyal readers. First Call Restoration looks forward to serving you. Please call, (845) 442-6714, or e-mail us if you have questions or concerns about mold or your indoor air quality. In the spirit of the Halloween season, listed below are the top 10 […]

Mold Toxicity and The Brain!

Mold Toxicity and The Brain! - Does mold cause depression? According to some researchers it does. If you or anyone in your home or business begins to experience mood disorders and you suspect mold is the cause, call First Call Restoration, 845-226-0868, serving Poughkeepsie, Hopewell Junction, and Newburgh, New York areas!

Do You Have Mold Toxicity Or Mental Illness? One fascinating thing I’d like to point out: Dr. Shoemaker has often said that it’s about 25% of the population is susceptible to biotoxin-associated illness. When you add up who’s been diagnosed with a psychiatric illness, it too adds up to about 25% of the population. Is […]

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Mold Exposure!

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Mold Exposure - MS is caused by the degeneration of the myelin sheath. When this occurs, nerve messages are not transmitted properly. The exact cause of MS is unknown. Several theories focus on genetics, viruses, climate, geography, and environment. Some researchers think mold may be a factor because exposure to Stachybotrys or Chaetomium, can destroy the myelin sheath causing many of the same symptoms that MS victims have. This article explains why some people diagnosed with MS could actually be suffering from toxic mold exposure.

Toxic Mold Exposure Might Be Associated With Multiple Sclerosis! In addition to respiratory illnesses like asthma and chronic sinusitis that are linked to mold, there is mounting evidence that mold affects the brain. Our previous article highlighted the potential impact that mold could have with respect to Parkinson’s Disease.   The purpose of this article […]

Could Mold Trigger Parkinson’s Disease?

Could Mold Trigger Parkinson's Disease? - Is There A Link Between Mold and Parkinson's Disease? Researchers from Rutgers and Emory Universities believe there is. The purpose of this article is to explain why and how mold could be a possible cause of Parkinson's Disease.

To date, we have published 32 articles on our blog because one of the goals of First Call Restoration is to help consumers in our service area gain awareness of mold and indoor air quality issues. Despite growing research on the link between mold exposure and bad health, there are still many skeptics. According to […]