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  • Dangadu added a new comment in My Candida Hell: Chronic Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Poisoning
    19 hours 53 minutes ago

    Hello again, I have to thanks to the advice that vitamin B5 and D, helps a lot with the mood, feel and toughs, I also tried the oxygen water and ellagic acid at almost the same time, I had to stop at day 21 because my buddy or perhaps the candida rej

  • Anca added a new comment in My Candida Hell: Chronic Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Poisoning
    21 hours 24 minutes ago

    Hi Maff, My life became a nightmare 5 years ago, when I started to experience all kind of symptoms such us: cold sweats during the night, abdominal pain, gas, bloating, fatigue, nausea, feeling that I am going to faint, allergies, headaches, heartbu

  • Mike Badolato created a new topic ' MCS 3aa 2015 MCS Concensus Criteria CAR Test' in the forum.

    2015 MCS Concensus Criteria CAR Test
    to reach the Test from ei-resource google: MCS Etiology - you don't need to join MCS Etiology to take the test but need the convenience of links between the CAR...

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  • Jodie replied to the topic 'The complicated pathways of MCS' in the forum.

    This is also well worth a read
    www.mcs-aware.org/images/resources/Malcolm_Hooper_MCS.pdf

    Surprising to find huge scientific textbook on psychiatry seemingly on our side & so totally scathing...
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  • Tom created a new topic ' Ireland: 2 ME talks by Dr Chaudhuri in May 2015' in the forum.

    The Irish ME/CFS Association is pleased to announce the following two talks by Dr. Abhijit Chaudhuri (from the UK) as part of its ME Awareness Month activities in May. The talks will include...
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  • Jodie created a new topic ' Doctor in London familiar with MCAD' in the forum.

    I've just been given this doctor's details as being familiar with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome/Disorder

    Dr Adrian Morris
    www.allergy-clinic.co.uk
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  • Jodie created a new topic ' The complicated pathways of MCS' in the forum.

    A discussion here groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/GreenCanary/...sations/topics/34745 on the hydra-headed nature of MCS may interest some of you. Why antihistamines work for some and not for...
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  • HannaR created a new blog post, The Puzzle of H. pylori: My Personal Pylori Project

    Mastic Gum Hi again! In Part 1 (The Puzzle of H. pylori: The Science) I explained what Helicobacter pylori is, how it invades the body, the symptoms it causes - basically, all the science stuff. Here in Part 2 of my trilogy of posts on my H. pylori experi ...

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  • Maff replied to the topic 'Visual contrast sensitivity test' in the forum.

    Good questions Hanna and your confusion is understandable. I'm not sure I have the level of microbiology and immunology knowledge to answer entirely correctly but I'm happy to offer my 'educated...
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  • Maff mfish
    2 weeks ago

    Hi mfish! There is loads of information about the treatment of Candida-related illness on EiR. If you type 'candida treatment' into the blank search box at the top right of the page (to the right of the main menu) and hit the return key it will show you a long list of pages worth reading. I'll also invite you to our discussion group - Beating Candida!

  • Maff ellen
    2 weeks ago

    Welcome to our community Ellen. It sounds like you're dealing with a lot of ailments and symptoms! I'm sure we can help you find information about natural solutions to at least some of them. There is a lot of information here about proven nutritional supplements and herbal remedies for insomnia and depression particularly, as well as for pain. Have you tried a natural approach?

  • Maff Royo
    2 weeks ago

    Hi Royo, we have a lot of information here about Candida albicans, the symptoms it can cause and both anti-fungal drugs and natural treatments including probiotics. If you post in the Candida forum section with more information and join the Beating Candida! group I am sure we can help you.

  • Maff replied to the topic 'Best Natural Treatments for Athlete's Foot?' in the forum.

    That study was a great find Jodie, thanks. I've written extensively about using coconut oil for intestinal Candida overgrowth due to how effective the medium-chain fatty acids (caprylic, undecenoic...
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  • Jodie replied to the topic 'Best Natural Treatments for Athlete's Foot?' in the forum.

    You may have to find out exactly what type of infection it is if it's that stubborn, but maybe coconut oil? www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17651080
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  • HannaR replied to the topic 'Visual contrast sensitivity test' in the forum.

    Hello there,
    Thanks very much for this info and very interesting to hear about your family experience with CFS too. Will check out the Patricia Kane protocol, sounds good. I just have a question about...
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  • Rabdawgs
    2 weeks ago

    Sinus headache when it rains

    Maff Hi Rabdawgs, it certainly sounds like sinus headaches triggered by rain would be classed as an 'environmental illness'...so you've come to the right place!
    Can you give us any more information so that maybe we can help you? Do your sinus problems only occur when it is raining and and have you found anything that helps treat them so far? Also, do you have any other health issues - they may be related even if they don't seem to be at first glance? We see this all the time with allergies and chemical sensitivities etc.
    2 weeks ago
  • Karmakid
    3 weeks ago

    I am trying to get answers, my son has been suffering from heart problems for years, he is only 45, has undergone three open heart surgeries and they still are not able to figure out what is wrong to help him. They say his heart looks like the heart of an 80 year old man. He fought in dessert storm and I think it could be connected to something he was exposed to. I have to find answers before...

    Maff Sorry to learn of your son's heart condition Karmakid - your instincts may well be correct as the cocktail of chemicals vets were exposed to during Desert Storm have been linked to all manner of illnesses. Have you taken a look at our Gulf War Illness News, Articles and Research papers under the 'Information' tab of the main menu at the top of the site? I think you will find much to help you help your son there. Also our main Gulf War Syndrome information page discusses the possible effects of various exposures in detail - you'll find that under the 'Conditions' menu tab. I hope you find the answers you're looking for.
    2 weeks ago
  • Maff created a new topic ' Best Natural Treatments for Athlete's Foot?' in the forum.

    Does anybody have any tried and tested suggestions for treating athlete's foot and fungal skin and nail infections naturally? I've had athlete's foot for about 15 years around the little toe of one...
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  • Maff Saints
    3 weeks ago

    Hi Saints, good to have you with us! I see you mention your environmental illness is building related. Have you read our page on Sick Building Syndrome?

    You might also be interested in Dr. Lisa Nagy's articles under the Information -> Our Medical Experts menu.

  • Sheila Powers replied to the topic 'Severe MCS symptoms after giving birth' in the forum.

    Wow. Yes there is definitely something to this. I think hormones play a big role. They have to because my reactions are unpredictable and severe during PMS.
    I had my daughter just over three years...
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  • Maff replied to the topic 'Visual contrast sensitivity test' in the forum.

    Thanks for posting this Hanna!

    This is indeed a great online tool and I know a lot of environmental medicine doctors use it themselves when assessing their patients. I personally took the test a few...
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  • Maff replied to the topic 'Petition for EI mom - wants to keep her kids' in the forum.

    Thank you for posting this Jodie. It sounds like the Mom is going through a terrible time and at real risk of losing her kids - on top of having to deal with environmental illness and all the rest...
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