Take the poll: What are YOUR triggers?

What are YOUR ME/CFS and co-morbidity triggers?

  • starches (corn, tapioca, rice...)

    Votes: 9 22.5%
  • grains (rice, rye,wheat, barley...)

    Votes: 14 35.0%
  • processed sugars (white sugar, corn syrup, maltodextrin...)

    Votes: 17 42.5%
  • meat proteins (chicken, beef, pork...)

    Votes: 1 2.5%
  • fish or shellfish proteins

    Votes: 2 5.0%
  • eggs

    Votes: 3 7.5%
  • veggies

    Votes: 2 5.0%
  • fruits

    Votes: 5 12.5%
  • fragrances

    Votes: 15 37.5%
  • smoke

    Votes: 10 25.0%
  • mold & mildew

    Votes: 10 25.0%
  • dust & dustmites

    Votes: 10 25.0%
  • other environmental (light, sound, cedar chips, cat litter...)

    Votes: 20 50.0%
  • temperature extremes (hot or cold weather)

    Votes: 24 60.0%
  • any others?

    Votes: 9 22.5%
  • I don't have any triggers.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • I don't think I have any triggers, but then again, I might.

    Votes: 3 7.5%
  • I think I probably have triggers, but I haven't pin-pointed them yet.

    Votes: 4 10.0%

  • Total voters
    40

Booble

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My parents were sending me back to school with my 104 degree fever...after being home for a month wiht MONO 2.
Noooooo!
My mum would have been fast friends with yours.
Though she did have a rule that fever was the one ticket out of school.
And then she'd tell us stories about how when she was little she would put the thermometer next to a hot light to get out of school.
 

Woof!

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Hi all,

I'm bringing this poll back to the 'front page' one more time in the hope that some new people will chime in...

Woof! Dr.Lynne
 

vision blue

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I had something that I took while growing up that we called "Green Medicine." It was a liquid antihistamine. I loved my green medicine. Turns out they banned it later because it had some kind of cocaine in it. :rofl:;)
Could it have been paragoric or donnotal by any chsnce??
 

Strawberry

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Good grief I got sent to school with mono too. And I had to walk home half asleep, and carrying 10 lbs of books. We didn’t have backpacks back then.