Finding mold in your home is potential disaster. In fact, it can turn into a downright nightmare. Mold in your home can cause severe health problems to the residents of your household particularly young children and the elderly. The maladies mold causes can develop beyond minor issues – black mold can be lethally dangerous. For instance, the trichothecene mycotoxins produced by toxic black mold is neurotoxic. This means they can kill neurons in the brain and impair a person’s mental ability.