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Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, primarily transmitted through the bite of infected black-legged ticks. Mold itself does not cause Lyme disease, but it can contribute to an environment that may worsen symptoms for individuals who are already affected by the disease. Mold thrives in damp and humid environments, and HVAC systems can provide the ideal conditions for mold growth if not properly maintained.

When mold grows in HVAC systems, it can release spores and mycotoxins into the air. Inhaling these airborne particles can potentially trigger respiratory issues, allergies, and worsen symptoms in individuals with Lyme disease. People with Lyme disease often experience fatigue, joint pain, neurological symptoms, and compromised immune systems. Exposure to mold in the HVAC system can further weaken their immune system, leading to increased susceptibility to infections and exacerbation of symptoms.

Mold in HVAC systems can have a significant impact on various aspects of indoor air quality and potentially affect certain health conditions, including Lyme disease. It's essential to understand how mold can contribute to the overall indoor environment and potentially exacerbate symptoms in individuals with Lyme disease.

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To mitigate the potential impact of mold on Lyme disease and overall health, it is crucial to maintain a clean and mold-free HVAC system. Regular inspection, cleaning, and proper maintenance of the HVAC system can help prevent mold growth and minimize the risk of mold-related health issues. Additionally, ensuring proper ventilation, controlling humidity levels, and promptly addressing any water leaks or moisture problems can help create a healthier indoor environment for everyone, including individuals with Lyme disease. It is always advisable for individuals with Lyme disease to consult with healthcare professionals for personalized advice and guidance on managing their condition in relation to environmental factors.

EnviroAir Systems properly inspects, identifies and addresses underlying issues that can potentially cause poor indoor air quality and/or microbial growth.

We know your health depends on our commitment to providing the best Indoor Air Quality solutions as possible.  

That's why we are the only company to offer a 100% Third Party Clearance Testing Guarantee*.

All of our work is subject to clearance testing by third party assessors. You can have complete confidence, knowing our work is effective - Not just because we say so, or test it ourselves. 


If you suspect your home is affecting your health, consult a physician and schedule an HVAC Inspection with an EnviroAir Systems NADCA Certified Ventilation Inspector today.

*when recommended products or services are utilized. 

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