MCS Resources


Thank you for visiting this page and learning about MCS, CIRS, TILT and other illnesses caused by Environmental Toxins. If you have found this information useful and this page has helped you in any please consider making a tax deductible donation online via Helping Hands Ministries for my ongoing medical treatment and recovery by clicking here.
All donations received by Helping Hands are tax deductible.  They have an 8% ministry grant (fee) on donations received to carry out their mission and purpose. You can make donations via Master Card, Discover, Visa, American Express (credit cards are an additional 3%), and checks made payable to Helping Hands Ministries with “Mariana Medical Project” written on a note accompanying the check.
All donations mailed should be sent to Helping Hands Ministries, PO Box 337, Tallulah Falls, GA  30573.

Organizations

Chemical Sensitivity Foundation
Dedicated to raising public awareness about multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS)
www.chemicalsensitivityfoundation.org

Chemical Injury Information Network
Support and advocacy organization dealing with MCS
www.ciin.org

Human Ecology Action League
Concerned about the health effects of environmental exposures
www.healnatl.org

National Center for Environmental Health Strategies
Working to protect the public health and improve the lives of people affected by chemical and environmental exposures
www.ncehs.org

MCS Referral & Resources
Professional outreach, patient support and public advocacy devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, accommodation and prevention of MCS (archived material)
www.mcsrr.org

The EI Wellspring
Practical tips for coping with chemical and electrical hypersensitivity
www.eiwellspring.org

Planet Thrive
Online health community for people recovering from environmental and other chronic illnesses like Lyme disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis, fibromyalgia, MCS, and mold illness, and others inspired to live a healthier, non-toxic lifestyle
http://planetthrive.com

HEAL of Southern Arizona
Member support, educating the public about MCS and the health effects of chemicals
www.healsoaz.org

Environmental Health Network of California
Promote public awareness of environmental sensitivities and causative factors, focus on access and developments relating to the environmentally sensitive
http://ehnca.org

Cellular Phone Task Force
Education of the public about electromagnetic pollution, advocacy for an electromagnetically cleaner environment, support for individuals disabled by radiation from wireless technology and other sources
www.cellphonetaskforce.org

 

Authors/Researchers

Debra Lynn Dadd
Author of Nontoxic and Natural and many other books on less-toxic products
www.debralynndadd.com

Pam Gibson, PhD
Author of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, A Survival Guide, research on the life impacts of MCS
www.MCSresearch.net

Claudia Miller, MD
Co-author of Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes, free download at this site
www.drclaudiamiller.com

Doris Rapp, MD
Author of Is This Your Child’s World and many other books about unrecognized allergies and sensitivities in children
www.dorisrappmd.com

Anne Steinemann, PhD
Research on the hazards of fragrance chemicals
www.drsteinemann.com
Grace Ziem, MD, DrPH
Specialist in chemical injury and chemical sensitivity
www.chemicalinjury.net

Physicians

American Academy of Environmental Medicine
International association of physicians and other professionals practicing and/or knowledgeable about environmental medicine, search for members by state
www.aaemonline.org

 

Erica Elliott, MD
Practices family and environmental medicine, Santa Fe, NM
www.ericaelliottmd.com

 

Reports

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Report
Recommendations for constructing and maintaining public buildings to be more accessible for people with chemical and electromagnetic sensitivities, project of the National Institute of Building Sciences with funding from the federal Access Board
www.access-board.gov/research/completed-research/indoor-environmental-quality

 

Videos

Alison Johnson, Film Producer & Author
Author of many books and documentaries on MCS
www.alisonjohnsonmcs.com

Susan Abod, Film Producer
Funny, You Don’t Look Sick, www.susanabod.com/funny.html
Homesick, www.homesick-video.com

 

Pesticides

Beyond Pesticides
Information and advocacy, identifying the risks of conventional pesticides and promoting non-chemical and least–toxic management alternatives
www.beyondpesticides.org

 

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
Works to protect people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems, pesticide fact sheets
www.pesticide.org

 

Healthy Hospitals

Controlling Pests Without Harmful Pesticides
Report by Beyond Pesticides and Health Care Without Harm
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/hospitals/Healthy_Hospitals_Report.pdf

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Twelve Golden Rules a Person with MCS must follow to Slowdown the Progression of MCS

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MCS Symptoms Poll

This poll was conducted in the Moms with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Facebook group in May 2017. After looking at the results it confirmed a bit what I have always suspected. Based on results it is interesting that almost 50% of women with MCS polled may be dealing with an underlining illness like CIRS which is directly…Continue reading


MCS Research published from 2000 to June 2016

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Myths and Facts About Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)

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Chemical Free Housing

So many people with MCS, CIRS and TILT are looking for safe housing. Housing that is free from mold and chemicals. Some people have opted for tiny homes or converted trailers and they live isolated from buildings and contaminated spaces. So what can you do if you are chemically sensitive and you need to find safe materials…Continue reading


List of Products/Resources for People Who are Chemically Sensitive

Please note that there are various levels of chemical sensitivity and what may work for one person may not work with another. Most of the products listed here can be purchased online at Amazon or at a health food store. If you find that you have a reaction simply return the product. Amazon is very…Continue readingList of Products/Resources for People Who are Chemically Sensitive

If you have found this information useful and this page has helped you in any way please consider making a tax deductible donation online via Helping Hands Ministries for my ongoing medical treatment and recovery by clicking here.

All donations received by Helping Hands are tax deductible.  They have an 8% ministry grant (fee) on donations received to carry out their mission and purpose. You can make donations via Master Card, Discover, Visa, American Express (credit cards are an additional 3%), and checks made payable to Helping Hands Ministries with “Mariana Medical Project” written on a note accompanying the check.
All donations mailed should be sent to Helping Hands Ministries, PO Box 337, Tallulah Falls, GA  30573.