What is off-gassing? Off-gassing (sometimes called out-gassing) is the release, under normal conditions of temperate and pressure, of airborne particulates or chemicals (volatile organic compounds (VOCs)) from common household products. Potential sources of off-gassing range from construction materials to carpeting, paint, furniture, cleaning materials and many more … [Read more...] about MCS and Off-Gassing: Reducing Exposure to Chemical Odors
Reducing the Amount of Environmental Chemicals in Your Home Have you been told by a health professional that you have multiple chemical sensitivity? Or perhaps you think that you may have it? Do perfumes give you headaches? Do you suffer from chronic migraines? Perhaps your condition in another chronic symptom? Whatever your chronic health ailment, you may feel that want … [Read more...] about How Do I Reduce Environmental Toxins in My Home?
“Unburden” your Body Do you struggle with headaches, nausea or vomiting, mood changes, insomnia, extreme tiredness, brain fog and other symptoms associated with sensitivity to environmental chemicals? If so, you're not the only one. MCS, or multiple chemical sensitivity, while not always acknowledged by medical doctors, is the label given to an unexplained and largely … [Read more...] about 4 Self-Care Tips That May Help Reduce Chemical Sensitivity
Toxic Exposure Even Before We Are Born In a report entitled “Body Burden: The Pollution In Newborns” published in 2005, the Environmental Working Group found “an average of 200 industrial chemicals and pollutants in umbilical cord blood from 10 babies born in August and September of 2004 in U.S. hospitals”. In fact the tests revealed a total of 287 chemicals in the … [Read more...] about Is MCS Due to Toxic Overload?
Defining MCS MCS, or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, is a chronic health condition. MSC could be defined as the development of multiple symptoms attributed to exposure to any number of identifiable or unidentifiable chemical substances. MCS is also known as “environmental illness”, "sick building syndrome”, “chemical sensitivity”, “20th Century Disease”, “Universal Allergy”, … [Read more...] about What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?