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Avoiding environmental allergies especially indoors (MCS)


Senior Member
Olympic Peninsula, Washington
I'd like to revive the thread to ask if anyone here (with MCS in addition to ME/CFS) is living with propane heat successfully? I have signed a lease for a place that did not give me a "bad feeling" when I was in it, but it is summer, and it has a propane stove (not sure what kind) that uses a blower to blow the heat out, and also has a (very nice) propane cooking stove with a big vent.

All literature seems to agree that propane=bad news for MCS, but I could not find a place that met all of my criteria and I went for an overall sense of okay, if that makes sense...? I've been in homes that have propane heating and not noticed any problems, but I haven't lived in them and I don't know how new/what type/all that good-to-know info. I'm hoping there may be a few people here who do use propane and are not having problems with it. I don't want to hit the "panic" button yet, but I want to be responsible too.

Hoping for a little hope...