A Blog For Those Affected By Environmental And Invisible Illnesses Written By Fellow Survivors
The Puzzle of H. pylori: The Environmental Illness Connection
The Puzzle of H. pylori: My Personal Pylori Project
The Puzzle of H. pylori: The Science
Genes and Personality: An Introspective Exploration Featured
An Open Letter from Dr. Doris Rapp Regarding Environmental Exposures in Schools
Genetic Testing for Detoxification, Immune and Neurological Risk Factors in Environmental Illness Featured
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Environmental Illness, and Low White Blood Cell Count
Hi stumbled across this site when trying to get answers for CFS. In September I had cystitus and required three doses of antibiot
Hi there.. stumbled on your blog because recently I had a lab test come back with a really low neutrophil count and the doctor is
Hey maff, I have been suffering with bacterial overgrowth issues for the last five years. The Antibiotics and the anti acid treatm
Hypothyroidism: Nutritional, Lifestyle and Environmental Causes Your Doctor Might Miss Featured
Urgent Health Issues Regarding Invisalign Braces Featured
Hello, i had invasaline fitted back in june and ever since then i have been so unwell. I am never unwell and was a very fit acti
All I can say is that I started wearing Invisalign in July of this year (2013) and I have lost so much hair. I have had blood tes
I am currently one month away from the completion of my "hypo-allergenic" aligners. I have never had any medical issues, but withi
Facebook for Environmental Illness and Unexplained Chronic Illness Sufferers
Thanks for your suggestions guys. I have joined the adrenal fatigue group which seems to be a very active and useful group. I also
I have MCS but before I was diagnosed I started this group Creation of a Scent Free Envirnoment http://www.facebook.com/group.php?
There's a relatively small but growing group for adrenal fatigue here... http://www.facebook.com/#/group.php?gid=6057629851&ref=m
Pets to help fight depression and anxiety in environmental illness Featured
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in the Media and Entertainment Industry
An environmentally friendly insect repellant? - Not for those with environmental illness!
Phospholipid Exchange for Chemical Sensitivity, Chronic Fatigue, Autism and More
The 840mg PC amount for the Mega PC-35 is actually for a 2 capsule serving so each capsule is 420mg compared to 900mg for the Phos
Thanks for the kind words maff... Jarrow is a great company. It was their "PolyPC" I started out on in Dec '07. When they disco
After trying Life Extension's PPC, and a few other brands, I found I was unable to tolerate it. It irritated my GI tract and gave
Genetic and Environmental Factors in Health and Illness
Same here...I use a fragrance free shampoo and sometimes an olive oil soap and the occasional mineral salt deodorant for special o
Thanks for posting this...very interesting subject! Since developing MCS 7 years ago I have used only unfragranced soaps and usual
I stopped having any body odor after I quit eating dairy. Gentle soap helps remove bacteria after sweating, but deodorant is no lo
so this is how it is.
Thanks Maff. Unfortunately, carbon is a big trigger for me. I cannot do masks or air purifiers with carbon. ;-( Even cotton and si
Wow it sounds like you have really had to go to extremes to be somewhat comfortable with your chemical sensitivities. Do you use a
Update: I stayed off the PC for a few weeks and really enjoyed the break. But now I am back on to try to find a balance between re
Powerful Environmental Illness Awareness Video
I found it to be very powerful - sometimes short and to the point can have a more profound impact. I put it on my blog to share as
Hi Soph, Thanks for your thoughts. I agree that perhaps the video is perhaps a bit forceful with its message without backing this
Yes, it's very powerful. And to someone sympathetic to environmental illness it's both incredibly moving and thought provoking.
An Update on Developments at The Environmental Illness Resource
Mitochondrial dysfunction, autism and environmental illness
Why many people with MCS/EI may be sick all the time.
The Challenge of Flying with Environmental Illness
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.
Lawmaker looking out for doctor treating Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?
Earlier this week as I was browsing through news updates in my email inbox I came across a story which put a big smile on my face. It seemed that a member of the US House of Representatives was taking a stand against a medical board who were staging a witch hunt for doctors who dare to treat people suffering from multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS).
As someone who has suffered from severe
BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapies (Nutritional Health)
Last week I finally started studying for a bachelor's degree, 10 years after I would have done so if I hadn't been ill.
I am happy to report that I have now moved past feeling anger towards my situation and instead am glad my life has turned out the way it has thus far. I now have a new purpose in life that started with the founding of The Environmental Illness Resource and now continues
Hi Ayla, Don't mention it, happy to share the information with everyone. Thank you for the congratulations! I graduated with fir
Hi Maff Having read the above with great interest I must first congratulate you on getting through the degree. Can I ask you how
Hi Steve, I have just completed the final essay of my BSc in Nutritional Health from BCNH/University of Greenwich and will gradua
The new site is here!
After more than 5 months of solid work I am delighted to welcome you to the new version of The Environmental Illness Resource!
When I decided it was time for a new site I really didn't appreciate the work it would involve. The original site which I started in 2004 had grown to a total of 1200 pages which all had to be copy and pasted to the new site once I'd got the design and database