chemical sensitivity

chemical sensitivity

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He for one does not think chemical sensitivity is a psychological illness; to him, the ailment is a true physical dilemma that, for some reason, afflicts certain people and not others.
Reactivity of Individuals with Chemical Sensitivity
People with multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) have elevated levels of inflammatory cytokines, nitric oxide, and oxidative stress, according to a 2010 Italian study.
KEY WORDS: asthma, capsaicin, cough, environment, health-related quality of life, multiple chemical sensitivity, sensory hyperreactivity.
Offerings include holistic facial cleansers, toners and moisturizers; an Environmental Impact Line designed for the ultra-sensitive (including those with multiple chemical sensitivity); a line to help replenish older skin; and the Rx Series to help repair skin with blends of plant medicines.
In multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS)--a "hidden" disability--people develop markedly negative reactions to everyday chemical exposures.
Twenty responses were received, including two from nurses who had left their work due to chemical sensitivity caused by gluteraldehyde exposure.
We do know that 10-35 percent of people who get the anthrax vaccine develop chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivity, and autoimmune problems.
On the subject of chemical sensitivity, we are continuing to press to get this recognized as a cause for the pitiful physical and medical conditions of some veterans.
According to a European Community report commissioned by the European Union, physicians from nearly every medical discipline have reported encountering individuals with chemical sensitivity.
He has argued tenaciously and persuasively that highly publicized "illnesses" - Gulf War Syndrome and multiple chemical sensitivity - do not exist.
Still others report symptoms of multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS).