A Blog For Those Affected By Environmental And Invisible Illnesses Written By Fellow Survivors
House Plants as Air Purifiers: Plants absorb formaldehyde, benzene and other toxic chemicals Featured
As a multiple chemical sensitivity and allergy sufferer myself I can safely say that life hasn't exactly been a walk in the park. This is a sentiment with which I'm sure my fellow "canaries" would agree! However, I am also able to appreciate that things could be much worse for me than they are in 2007. If I had developed MCS in the 1980's for example, I'm sure my life
Having just returned from a trip overseas at Christmas, which involved a total of four long flights, I thought I would write about the considerable challenge that flying poses for those suffering from environmental illness.
I'm sure most people would agree that travelling by air in itself is a stressful experience. There's checking-in with the long lines and security interrogation and then there's the waiting around before it's time to board the plane.
I was watching an episode of 'King of the Hill' the other day in which the Hill family were told they had a mold problem in their home. While the episode was very funny (as always!) it put across the message that mold isn't something that needs to be taken seriously and that anyone suggesting your house has a mold problem is a conman. This attitude is very widespread with the public and even many healthcare providers often dismiss the possibility of mold being at the root of health issues. Unfortunately mold in reality can be the cause of