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Results of survey of 305 people with MCS (DePaul/Leonard Jason study from 1990s)

Discussion in 'Hypersensitivity and Intolerance' started by Tom Kindlon, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. Tom Kindlon

    Tom Kindlon Senior Member

    I gave away most of my old CFIDS Chronicles (old magazine of the CFIDS Association of America) recently**. I made a copy of the following and thought I'd highlight it as I thought if I don't, the info might be lost.

    * I have over 200 Lever arch files of stuff relating to ME so lots of stuff eventually gets thrown out as I only have so much space

    ** MCS=Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

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  2. taniaaust1

    taniaaust1 Senior Member

    Sth Australia
    Thanks. I have a meeting Monday and were needing info to show MCS is an issue with ME/CFS (my states disability service dont believe ME/CFS causes a lot of the issues I have), so this info you have just given is going to be very handy for me.
  3. South

    South Senior Member

    Southeastern United States
    I'm surprised that survey didn't list things to raise Phase II liver detox, which has far more logic and promise to be helpful than many of the things they did list.
  4. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

    Cornwall, UK
    I don't think it provides strong evidence, as it is based on self-reporting. Also, if you look at the respondent profile at the end, the difference between the proportion who have ME and those who don't is not very great.

    I was interested to discover recently that I have genetic variations that affect the body's ability to detoxify itself.

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