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Chemical Sensitivity


Chemical Sensitivity

Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) is also called “environmental illness” or “sick building syndrome.” It refers to a variety of non-specific symptoms reported by people after exposure to chemical, biologic, or physical agents, including electromagnetic field.

What are the symptoms of multiple chemical sensitivity?

The symptoms are wide-ranging and typically include:

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Congestion
  • Itching
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • Chest pain
  • Changes in heart rhythm
  • Breathing problems
  • Muscle pain or stiffness
  • Skin rash
  • Diarrhea, bloating and gas
  • Confusion, trouble concentrating, memory problems, and mood changes.

There is not one good treatment for MCS. A multifaceted approach is necessary to reduce the symptoms. This approach includes; allergy treatment, immune support, genetic support, and reduction of exposure.

Contact Serenity Health Care Center at 262-522-8640 to schedule an appointment to learn more about multiple chemical sensitivity.

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