Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
A Canary's-Eye View — Introduction
Relatively old— 2000, but good starting point. A Canary's-Eye View is necessarily inexpert, incomplete, and tentative. This research has already yielded some avenues of treatment that have helped the blogger. It is NOT medical advice.
Allergic to Life: My Battle | Life Can Change in an Instant
In spite of having auto-immune arthritis, this blogger shares what she’s capable of doing. Her goal is to inspire and she does.
Alison Johnson MCS - Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Author & Video Producer
Not so much a blog as a resource for great information.
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Information About Asthma, Allergies, Food Allergies and More!
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergic diseases through education, advocacy and research
Atlanta HEAL is a part of one of the oldest organizations in the world concerned about the health effects of environmental exposures. HEAL is your source for information about your environment and health.
Based on a Sprue Story | Silly and serious stories about celiac disease and gluten-free living
Currently defunct blog, but still pertinent information.
Bottled Time - Living, Loving, Laughing, Learning, and Growing through Chronic Illness and Pain | Reflections on the Mental, Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual aspects of Living with Chronic Conditions and Pain. Specifically, this blog explores the effects of Autoimmune Diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Epilepsy, Seizures, and Migraines on Finding Happiness, Humor, and Balance in Life. Pictures, videos, and links to resources and inspiration are included.
The title pretty much says it all. Humor is apparent.
"The Chemical Sensitivity Foundation is working to encourage research to further validate the existence of multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS). Such further validation will almost certainly be necessary to stimulate governmental and academic institutions, which have large amounts of research money available, to study a wide range of issues related to chemical sensitivity, including its origins, mechanisms, and most effective treatments. "
Good explanation of MCS.
A support group meets occasionally in Maryland and Northern Virginia sharing information on everyday toxins, helpful advice, and social support.
The CSDA (Chemical Sensitivity Disorders Association) is a national group with many members in Virginia and Maryland.
Melissa Kaplan’s Chronic Neuroimmune Diseases; Information on CFS, FM, MCS, Lyme Disease, Thyroid and more… Last updated January 1, 2014.
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Our main goal is to promote public awareness of environmental sensitivities and causative factors. We strongly believe people have a right to know that some of the chemicals welcomed into our lives are capable of causing debilitating and disabling illnesses
Environmental Illness Network Minnesota is a community where environmentally sensitive Minnesotans, and those who care about them, can come together to find less-toxic and less immunologically stressful alternatives.
Good advice and resources on how to keep your space free of toxins.
Heal your home • Heal your space | Healthy Green Homes & Spaces – Charlotte NC
You may not be able to change the world all at once, but you can change your home! Start now! Kristina Carlet shows you how.
A holistic nutritionist with a passion for helping you look and feel your best, by helping you find what works for you.
2007 series by Julie Deardorff, but still relevant.
Minimizing toxins in today’s toxic world.
MCS Aware is a non-profit that provides a newsletter, support group, and magazine for people in the United Kingdom and the world with MCS.
Facebook page for people to share and compare.
Chronic illness with a 60+ year old sassy woman from Chicago.
MCS advocacy was established to provide help to the MCS-disabled community through consultation services.
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity | Living Well with (MCS) Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Lisa has MCS, Electrosensitivity, Multi-Sensory Sensitivity, Fibromyalgia and severe Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. These are Environmental Illnesses. She’s handling it.
List of websites for chemically sensitive.
Dr. Denice Moffat, Medical Intuitive and some pretty good information on her website.
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OSHA Safety and Health Topics | Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
OSHA Safety and health topics for MCS.
Air filter website with great information.
Surviving and Thriving with environmental Illness.
Prevention, Cure, Curing Protocol, Remedies, Herbs, Alternative Medicine
Educating instead of medicating. Information about tons of stuff.
These listings have been gathered from various sources and are presented here with the intent to provide hard won information to anyone whom it may help.
"Rocky Mountain Environmental Health Association (RMEHA), is a chapter of the Human Ecology Action League (HEAL), which is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) association for all persons and their families and friends, whose lifestyle and/or health has been adversely affected by the environment.”
A creative, caring, Canadian, mother of two adult children, who became disabled and housebound from exposures to toxic chemicals allowed in everyday products and materials.
From Kansas currently.
Christy shares what she’s learned about living with chronic pain after being a long-distance runner who sustained an injury that set off a cascade of other issues. She is a resource for what’s worked for her to get her nervous system under control and feel better.
A non-profit with the goal of raising public awareness about multiple chemical sensitivity.
Sample of her blog: One of my daughters is sensitive to gluten. I knew it made her seasonal allergies worse, but I didn’t realize some of its other effects until she shared them with me. When she did, it tore my heart out. She said, “Mom, when I eat that stuff, it makes me really sad. I cry and I can’t fall to sleep at night.” Whoa.
The Pump Handle - A water cooler for the public health crowd
Part of Science Blogs. More information than any ten people could digest.
There is no doubt that understanding MCS can be confusing. It is a moving target. Here are some websites that help explain it, provide resources, and lead you to support.