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  1. Katy131

    Cutting back on methylation supplements for a treatment?

    Hi all What do you do if you have to cut back or stop methylation supplementation to prepare for a medical treatment? I am having periodic immunotherapy treatment for allergies and MCS in general and for these shots I need to cut right back on all my supplements leading up to the shot and...
  2. Katy131

    Has Quercetin helped your sensitivity to allergies?

    I'm trying to find something (more/new) that will help reduce my sensitivities, particularly to foods, but also to fumes and chemicals in general in my MCS. I've read a lot about Quercetin in the last week, including both PubMed articles and anecdotal evidence that it helps both the histamine...
  3. Whit

    Flame Retardant and other chemical free pillows, beds, furniture - let's make a list of sources!

    I don't see it discussed in the ME/CFS community much, but there is a law in California that requires huge amounts of flame retardant chemicals to be added to most furniture items around your house including your pillows, couches, carpet, curtains, etc. Since it is a law in California...
  4. Lalia

    Margaret Moss

    Hi all, does anyone have experience working with a nutritionist in the UK named Margaret Moss? She specializes in multiple chemical sensitivity, and helping people who are reacting to food chemicals, broaden their diet. In some of the discussion around sulfation pathways, I’ve seen users link...
  5. helsbells

    Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) - How Bad

    This is a very extreme problem for me. I know a lot of PWME's have problems with this to a certain extent but for me this is a killer. I have just moved house this weekend (No choice let me say wouldn't have done it otherwise) and I have had anxiety, depression and pain from th enew smells...