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:
- 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.