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Could my environment be making me sick?

Dr. Andrea Pennington, MD
Integrative Medicine
There is good evidence that many overlapping disorders including chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivity and multi-sensory sensitivity are linked to carbon monoxide poisoning and easily treated as such. Chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and multiple chemical sensitivity are all on the rise. Millions of people suffer from chronic fatigue and muscle weakness for no apparent reason. Many people are getting sick from their environments – where they live and work! I have seen an increase in complaints of sensitivity to light, sound, and even electronics like the TV and computers. Perfumes, dyes and household products can set them into a tailspin of allergy symptoms, migraines and complete energy meltdowns. You may be surprised to learn that something in your environment may be making you sick.

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