Profile of patients with chemical injury and sensitivity.

Dr G Ziem and  J McTamney


Patients reporting sensitivity to multiple chemicals at levels usually tolerated by the healthy population were administered standardized questionnaires to evaluate their symptoms and the exposures that aggravated these symptoms. Many patients were referred for medical tests. It is thought that patients with chemical sensitivity have organ abnormalities involving the liver, nervous system (brain, including limbic, peripheral

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Natural Makeup Removers

This is an article I  found at Medical Daily (MAY 2006).  I find the Natural Oil Cleanser (using a low salicylate oil) and Milk Best.  I am fine with the cucumber as long as I peel it first (to reduce salicylates) but react badly to coconut oil.  You may be able to tolerate it though!


Makeup wipes and liquid removers may seem convenient, but they can actually irritate your eyes and hurt your skin over time. “Since you’re not rinsing away the active cleansing ingredients in

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Diagram Source Food Choice as a Key Management Strategy for Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms Peter R Gibson and Susan J Shepherd

This post is from my other site Friendlier Food.

A FODMAP diet is fast becoming the choice of diets for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and a condition called Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).  Another diet sometimes used is a low salicylate, amine and glutamate diet. reference:

FODMAPS are certain types of sugar molecules that are poorly absorbed by the small intestines and gut.  These FODMAP (sugar molecules)   make there way to the large intestine, where they ferment

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