MCS

  • The Seven Essentials of Recovery The Seven Essentials of Recovery
    "The Queen of Green" Debra Lynn Dadd shares her top suggestions for turning your health around onto a path of recovery from chemical sensitivities and food intolerances.
  • Bene's Battle Bene’s Battle
    A senior with environmental illness hopes to avoid yearly homelessness during pesticide spraying season. Find out how you can help!
  • (dis)abling conditions: curated by Julie Laffin (dis)abling conditions: curated by Julie Laffin
    Julie Laffin will be "Skyped" in to this year's disability-themed Site Unseen show in Chicago to help spread awareness on environmental illness. The show is presented by The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • To the Girls Down the Hall:  Ave et Avete To the Girls Down the Hall: Ave et Avete
    by Susan M. Silver | A grown woman grapples with the rejection from young neighbors after developing environmental illness.
  • Successful treatment of mold-related illness Successful treatment of mold-related illness
    Study results from Planet Thrive Q & A columnist William J. Rea, M.D.'s successful treatment of patients with mycotoxin-induced disease were recently published in the Oct/Nov 2009 issue of Toxicology and Industrial Health.
  • Toxic Perfume Lady Toxic Perfume Lady
    Fragrance chemicals are found in laundry detergent, dryer sheets, shampoo, skin creams, perfumes and hundreds of other household products. And guess what? Most of these ...
  • Mercury fillings Mercury fillings
    Dear Dr. Rea, I have multiple chemical sensitivity. Do the mercury fillings cause problems for those with MCS? I have 6 of them.
  • MCS recognized in Japan MCS recognized in Japan
    Eva Caballé corresponds with Takeshi Yasuma from Citizens Against Chemicals Pollution (CACP) in Japan on the level of acceptance MCS gets in his country.
  • MCS – Caused by Toxic Chemical Exposure MCS – Caused by Toxic Chemical Exposure
    Breakthrough study on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity shows MCS is an epidemic caused by toxic chemicals; peer-reviewed paper is published in prestigious toxicology reference work.
  • Rewiring the Chemically Sensitive Brain Rewiring the Chemically Sensitive Brain
    Annie Hopper's Dynamic Neural Retraining System offers new hope to those with severe chemical and electrical sensitivities, fibromyalgia, and related conditions
  • Whoopi: You in Danger, Girl! Whoopi: You in Danger, Girl!
    As Whoopi Goldberg's character Oda Mae Brown in the movie Ghost says to Molly, we'd like to say to her: "You in danger, girl!"
  • Toxic Terror Toxic Terror
    When you walk into my house, chemicals waft from your clothes. I know right away that the laundry detergent you use is toxic (most are) and that if I am around you for long I will get a headache. Should I tell you?
  • Rewiring the Brain against Addiction - and MCS? Rewiring the Brain against Addiction – and MCS?
    Researchers are figuring out how addiction rewires the brain. The goal is to eventually be able to rewire an addicted brain back to the way it was, before the drugs, the cravings, and the self-destruction.
  • Detoxification pathways Detoxification pathways
    Dear Dr. Rea, In November 2008 I had a drug-food interaction that has severely affected my ability to detoxify anything I touch, breath or eat. Can the detox pathways be permanently repaired and if so to what extent?
  • Flying with MCS Flying with MCS
    Dear Dr. Rea, I would like to take a flight to Argentina to visit my family. It's an 8 1/2 hours flight from Miami. Could you give me any advice on how I have to do it with a commercial flight?.
  • Flu vaccine Flu vaccine
    Dear Dr. Rea, Are there any potential problems with the regular seasonal flu vaccine that you get in the UK from your GPS? I have MCS.
  • Managing mold sensitivity during pregnancy Managing mold sensitivity during pregnancy
    Dear Dr. Rea, I'm pregnant and have mold allergies/sensitivities that had been well-managed by desensitization drops and detox/antifungal herbs, but I can no longer take the latter as I'm told they would endanger the fetus. Do you have any suggestions for me?
  • Swine flu and the chemically sensitive Swine flu and the chemically sensitive
    Dear Dr. Rea, Beyond general hygiene, are there any recommendations you can make regarding defense against and treatment of H1N1 for chemically sensitive persons?
  • Need mercury water pollution info Need mercury water pollution info
    Dear Dr. Rea, A new vaccine plant settled half a mile from our home. Could you provide me some solid scientific references about mercury pollution in the water, solvent fumes, etc.? Thank you very much.
  • Metal hip prosthesis Metal hip prosthesis
    Dear Dr. Rea, Have you heard of any long-term reactions to a metal hip prosthesis? They put metal ions into the blood and liver but supposedly there have been no adverse affects reported.
  • Neural Therapy Neural Therapy
    A brain healing technique developed in Germany which involves the injection of local anesthetics into various points on the body to restore electrochemical function of tissues.
  • Amygdala Retraining™ Program Amygdala Retraining™ Program
    Ashok Gupta Explains his Amygdala Retraining™ Program for ME/CFS/FM and Associated Illnesses.
  • Amygdala Retraining™ Program Appendix Amygdala Retraining™ Program Appendix
    Appendix to Ashok Gupta's article "Explaining the Amygdala Retraining Program™ for ME/CFS/FM and Associated Illnesses."
  • Are organic pesticides safer? Are organic pesticides safer?
    Dear Dr. Rea, Are organic or naturally occurring pesticides like pyrethrin (from Chrysanthemum flower), rotenone (from derris root), neem and clove oils, any safer for people than the synthetic ones?
  • Chemical Sensitivity Web Resources Chemical Sensitivity Web Resources
    Websites and articles about chemical sensitivity.
  • MCS Hospitalization Tips MCS Hospitalization Tips
    Articles and advice for a less toxic hospital stay.
  • Chemical Sensitivity Support Chemical Sensitivity Support
    Support for those suffering from chemical sensitivity.
  • Chemical Sensitivity Regional Support Chemical Sensitivity Regional Support
    Organizations providing information and support for chemical sensitivity, based on location.
  • Non-toxic art supplies Non-toxic art supplies
    Dear Dr. Rea, If one has chemical sensitivities, is it safe to use oil, acrylic and other types of paints? The visual arts are my main mode of expression. How does one know if paints are safe to use?
  • Hospital toxins Hospital toxins
    Dear Dr. Rea, Have you had patients die of exposures to chemicals in hospitals? If not, is this a possibility and what would be the cause of death?
  • Marshall Protocol Marshall Protocol
    Controversial, demanding protocol originally developed to treat the symptoms of the "Th1" inflammatory disease sarcoidosis, and now being used by patients with CFS, FMS, lupus, lyme disease, and other chronic diseases.
  • Shoemaker Biotoxin Illness Protocol Shoemaker Biotoxin Illness Protocol
    Using various tests, Dr. Ritchie C. Shoemaker has mapped out the Biotoxin-Related Illness Pathway that helps identify and correct dysfunction for those made ill by neurotoxins from mold, lyme disease, spider bites, and other bacteria and fungi.
  • FOCUS ON: Chemical Sensitivity (CS) FOCUS ON: Chemical Sensitivity (CS)
  • MCS Art MCS Art
    A selection of museum-quality works reflecting the experience of life with environmental illness.
  • MCS-TV MCS-TV
    MCS-International.org's extensive on-demand video library and 24-7 live TV broadcasting station for Environmental Illness and related conditions.
  • What's helping you rise? What’s helping you rise?
    I just discovered a wonderful website for a wonderful reading/study group: healthpursuitsgroup.com. They are a unique health book club for people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia (FMS), multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), and related conditions.
  • Healing words Healing words
    Five Canadian women suffering from fibromyalgia, CFS, MCS and other related conditions started a health book club called Health Pursuits Reading/Study Group in 1996 which now has over 60 members.
  • Safest anesthesia Safest anesthesia
    Dear Dr. Rea, I am a chemically sensitive female and may be required in the near future to get a D&C. My biggest concern is my response to anesthesia that will be administered.
  • Ashok Gupta Explains the Amygdala Retraining Program for ME/CFS/FM and Associated Illnesses Ashok Gupta Explains the Amygdala Retraining Program for ME/CFS/FM and Associated Illnesses
    Ashok Gupta's self-recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome gave him the insight needed to develop his Amygdala Retraining™ Program that helps those with CFS, ME, Fibromyalgia, MCS and related conditions.
  • There Comes A Time There Comes A Time
    I have never been very good at surrendering. I have been the fighter—the hold on to the side of the cliff, fight for your life, never give up and never go down with the ship kind of soul. It was exhausting work.