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The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast

Thank you for listening to the Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! Generously supported by the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation.Amplifying voices of people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) and research about the illness. Founded and hosted by Aaron Goodman, Ph.D.Subscribe where you get your podcasts! 

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Everyday Exposures in Canada's Chemical Valley: Sarah Marie Wiebe, Ph.D.
Episode 50 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!It's titled, "Everyday Exposures in Canada’s Chemical Valley."https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/You'll hear Sarah Marie Wiebe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Advisor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada.Sarah explores how First Nations people in what's known as Canada's Chemical Valley in southeastern Ontario face everyday chemical exposures from industry. Sarah talks about how Indigenous people and other racialized communities are disproportionately impacted by toxic chemical pollution. Many affected individuals may not know they have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity or Chemical Intolerance, although countless people report experiencing symptoms of these conditions. Thank you for listening! Please subscribe where you get your podcasts.DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast and its associated website are the work of Aaron Goodman and made possible with funds from The Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation, supporting efforts to educate and inform physicians, scientists, and the public about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. The content, opinions, findings, statements, and recommendations expressed in this Chemical Sensitivity Podcast and associated website do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of its sponsors. Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
30:08 7/2/24
Gulf War Illness & MCS: Beatrice Golomb, MD, Ph.D.
Episode 49 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/It’s called: “Gulf War Illness and MCS.” I’m speaking with with Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD.  Dr. Golomb is a professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. She served as a primary care doctor for a panel of veteran patients for over 15 years. Dr. Golomb specializes in Gulf War Illness and other issues. You will hear Dr. Golomb explore why thousands of veterans developed Gulf War Illness and MCS, how they were dismissed by health care workers, and how their conditions have impacted their lives.  Thank you for listening. Please subscribe where you get your podcasts. Dr. Golomb's 2016 paper:Recent research on Gulf War illness and other health problems in veterans of the 1991 Gulf War: Effects of toxicant exposures during deploymenthttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010945215003329DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
18:51 6/26/24
A Mother, Daughter, & MCS: Adelia Shepherd and Sherry Crowell-Shepherd
Episode 48 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/It’s called “A Mother, Daughter, & MCS.” I’m speaking with Adelia Shepherd and Sherry Crowell-Shepherd who live in Nova Scotia on the East Coast of Canada.You’ll hear them talk about how Sherry’s MCS influenced their mother-daughter relationship. It’s an honest and moving conversation, and I think a lot of listeners will relate.Thank you very much to Adelia and Sherry for sharing their stories.Please subscribe where you get your podcasts.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
23:19 6/3/24
The Canary Professor: Liza Grandia, Ph.D.
Episode 47 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/It’s called “The Canary Professor.” I’m speaking with anthropologist and professor, Liza Grandia, Ph.D.Liza is an associate professor of anthropology in the Dapartment of Native American Studies at the University of California Davis. She identifies as a three-time canary, having survived cancer, long Covid, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS).Liza is one of the only academics I know of who is publicly outspoken about her lived experiences with MCS. She has long advocated for less toxic schools and is known as Professor Canary for raising awareness about the dangers of toxic products in everyday life. More about Liza Grandia, Ph.D.DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
31:49 5/20/24
Finding Environmentally Safe Housing: Scott Daniska
Episode 46 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/It’s called: “Finding Environmentally Safe Housing.”I’m speaking with Scott Daniska. Scott Daniska, an independent researcher with a background in biology and genomics who has MCS. After five years trying to rent safe apartments in Massachusetts, he currently lives in Connecticut on the east coast of the U.S. We talk about what is one of the greatest challenges that people with MCS face -- finding environmentally safe housing. It’s something Scott has grappled with and has shared insights about on his YouTube channel.More about Scott Daniska:https://linktr.ee/scottthescientistDISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
29:25 5/8/24
Ecosickness in U.S. Fiction: Heather Houser
Episode 45 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/It’s called: “Ecosickness in U.S. Fiction." I’m speaking with Heather Houser, Ph.D.,  professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of the 2014 book, “Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction.”We explore how:Writers explore the impacts of toxic chemicals on human health in fiction.How fiction can impact the public differently than raw informationPlease subscribe where you get your podcasts.Find out more about Heather Houser, Ph.D.DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
25:10 4/26/24
American Breakdown: Jennifer Lunden
Episode 44 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/It’s called: “American Breakdown.” I’m speaking with author and activist Jennifer Lunden, who goes by her last name, Lunden. Lunden is the author of “American Breakdown: Our Ailing Nation, My Body's Revolt, and the Nineteenth-Century Woman Who Brought Me Back to Life.” We talk about:·       Her lived experience with MCS and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).·       How many folks with both illnesses are misdiagnosed by medical professionals.·       The strength it takes to cope with MCS, and more.Subscribe where you get your podasts.Find out more about Jennifer LundenDISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
35:00 4/10/24
The Chemical Age: Frank A. von Hippel
Episode 43 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/  It’s called: “The Chemical Age.” It features a conversation with Frank A. von Hippel, Ph.D. Frank is a professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on toxicology and health disparities, with a focus on Indigenous and underserved communities. Frank is the author of 2020 book, “The Chemical Age,” and he is the creator and host of the Science History Podcast:You’ll hear Frank explore:·      Why scientists developed pesticides to combat famine and diseases.·      The toxic effects that pesticides have on the environment, wildlife, and humans.·      That there are currently about 350,000 human-made chemicals polluting the environment.·      How scientists understand how just a fraction of these chemicals are harmful.·      That chemical pollution poses a serious threat to human existence.Thank you for listening!   Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you. DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
46:43 3/18/24
Fighting to Breathe: Nicole Fabricant
Episode 42 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/  It’s called "Fighting to Breathe."  It features a conversation with Nicole Fabricant, Ph.D.Nicole is a professor of Anthropology and director of Latin American and Latino/a Studies at Towson University in Maryland on the east coast of the U.S. Her research focuses on issues of environmental toxicity and community activism. She is author of the 2022 book, “Fighting to Breathe: Race, Toxicity, and The Rise of Youth Activism in Baltimore.” You will hear Nicole talk about the book and: ·      How she has worked with youth in South Baltimore who have used creative forms of activism to push back against serious chemical pollution that impacts their health.  ·      How many people in South Baltimore suffer from asthma and likely undiagnosed MCS.  ·      How it is important for everyone, not just people whose health is clearly affected by chemicals, to act. Thank you for listening!   Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you. DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
48:05 3/4/24
Silent Winter - Toxic Chemicals and Chronic Illness: Joanna Malaczynski
Episode 41 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called "Silent Winter: Toxic Chemicals and Chronic Illness." It features a conversation with with Joanna Malaczynski. Joanna lives with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) and is the author of the 2021 book, “Silent Winter: Our Chemical World and Chronic Illness.”   You’ll hear Joanna explore:  Her personal experiences with MCS.How “Silent Spring,” by Rachel Carson, published in 1962, inspired her to research the link between chemicals and MCS.What fragrance is actually made of and how it impacts the body.How corporations are not required to list all the chemicals in products. And more.Thank you for listening! Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICEThe information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
50:01 2/21/24
Surviving Toxic Times: Dr. Jenny Goodman
Episode 40 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called “Surviving and Detoxing in Toxic Times.” It features a conversation with Dr. Jenny Goodman. Dr. Goodman is a medical doctor specializing in environmental medicine based in London, England. (We share the same last name, but we aren’t related.) She is the author of the 2020 book, “Staying Alive in Toxic Times: A Seasonal Guide to Lifelong Health.” You’ll hear Dr. Goodman discuss how MCS has become an epidemic in modern times, how environmental physicians search deeply into the roots of people's illnesses, electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), the vital role of nutrition for people with MCS, and seven ways people can detoxify. Thank you for listening!Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.Dr. Jenny Goodman“Staying Alive in Toxic Times”DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
51:21 2/5/24
Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Julia Lupine
Episode 39 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/  It’s called “Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity.”   It features a conversation with Julia Lupine. Julia is the author of “Under a Rock: An Electrosensitive Survival Guide.” You’ll hear Julia talk about how she adapted to having Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS), Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), how she communicates using a computer and social media, how she has dealt with people who are skeptical about EHS, supplements that have helped her, and more.  Thank you for listening!Please consider buying Julia's book:  “Under a Rock: An Electrosensitive Survival Guide.”DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
40:28 1/22/24
Chemical-Free Homes: Corinne Segura
Episode 38 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called Chemical Free Homes. It features a conversation with Corinne Segura. Corinne is a building biologist practitioner and founder of My Chemical-Free House where she tests and writes about green building materials. You’ll hear Corinne talk about why she started My Chemical-Free House, some of the greatest challenges people face when renovating, the benefits of air purifiers, if it’s possible to create a safe space in a contaminated home, and more.Thank you for listening! Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.My  Chemical Free HouseDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
31:41 1/3/24
Insights from a Universal Reactor: Daniel Waclawiw
Episode 37 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!It’s called “Insights from a “Universal Reactor.” It features a conversation with Daniel Waclawiw.Daniel’s the founder of the YouTube channel, The Canary Uncaged. He makes short videos about how, at 27, he is navigating what he calls an "impossible illness."You'll hear Daniel explore challenges he's faced finding a safe vehicle to live in, isolation, how chemicals are deemed safe, and how people with MCS can support one another. Thank you for listening!Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.Let's show our support for Daniel. Please consider sharing your generosity with him. You can make a contribution to Daniel's Go Fund Me.DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
51:21 12/14/23
Autobiography & MCS: Sofia Varino
Episode 36 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called “Autobiography and MCS.”  It features a conversation with Sofia Varino, Ph.D. Sofia is a professor at the University of Potsdam in Germany. They specialize in gender studies, cultural studies and the environment.You’ll hear Sofia explore how two writers, Aurora Levins Morales and Peggy Munson, as well as singer and  filmmaker Susan Abod document their personal experiences with the illness.  Thank you for listening! Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.Sofia Varino, Ph.D. Chapter by Varino: Pathogenic (Auto)Ecologies: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Mechanisms in Environmental AutobiographyAurora Levins MoralesSusan AbodPeggy Munson DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
65:58 11/28/23
Toxic Fashion: Alden Wicker
Episode 35 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! It’s called “Toxic Fashion.” It features a conversation with Alden Wicker, author of “To Dye For: How Toxic Fashion Is Making Us Sick – and How we can Fight Back.”The book explores the impacts of clothing made with synthetic materials and dyes derived from fossil fuels. In this interview, Wicker talks about the connection between clothing, textiles, and MCS.Thank you for listening!Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.Alden WickerEcoCultDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
44:03 11/13/23
"The Sensitives." Exploring a Film about MCS
Episode 34 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!It’s called “The Sensitives.” Exploring a Film About MCS.https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/You'll hear a conversation about the 2017 documentary “The Sensitives.” It’s a film about people who live with severe MCS.    Thank you for listening!Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.“The Sensitives” – full film on YouTubeCheck out The Uncaged Canary — Daniel Waclawi's YouTube channel about his life with MCS and living in a vehicleDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
67:11 10/31/23
Conversations with Doctors: Suvi Kaikkonen
Episode 33 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! It’s called “Conversations with Doctors.”  Subscribe where you get your podcasts.https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/   This episode features a conversation with Suvi Kaikkonen.   Suvi is a linguist in Finland. She specializes in how people who are impacted by poor air quality in their homes and get ill are often dismissed by doctors.   It’s something a lot of listeners with MCS will relate to.    Thank you for listening! Please share your feedback with us. We love hearing from you.Read a paper by Suvi Kaikkonen and colleagues:Making sense of the deligitimation experiences of people suffering from indoor air problemsDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
87:59 10/5/23
Canary Whiskers - Fragrance-Free Soap: Rebecca, Canary Whiskers founder
Episode 32 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!  https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/  Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.  This episode is called “Canary Whiskers: Fragrance-Free Soap.”  It features a conversation with Rebecca, founder of Canary Whiskers Soap Company that makes completely fragrance-free and essential oil-free, cold-process soap for people with MCS. You’ll hear Rebecca share how:·      She started Canary Whiskers because she couldn’t find soap that didn’t make her unwell. ·      Canary Whiskers soap is different than most other “fragrance-free” soap.·      Canary Whiskers helps make MCS more visible.·      She is trying to access fragrance-free healthcare, something many listeners can relate to.Update: Some news from Canary Whiskers.Find out more about Canary Whiskers.DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
72:22 9/6/23
Podcasting, MCS & Community Building: Aaron Goodman
Episode 31 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Podcasting, MCS and Community-Building.” It features a conversation with me, Aaron Goodman, founder and host of the podcast. I answer some listeners' questions about why I started The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, my experiences with the illness, community-building, and more. Thank you for listening! Please share your thoughts and stories with us. We love hearing from you. DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
34:47 8/7/23
Powered Air-Purifying Respirators: Kyle Higgins & Mariann Martin
Episode 30 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!  Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.  This episode is called “Powered Air-Purifying Respirators.” It features a conversation with two women in the U.S. who wear Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) so they can continue engaging in the world with MCS.  You’ll hear Kyle Higgins and Mariann Martin explore: ·       How and when they started wearing PAPRs. ·       Which models they use and how they adapt them. ·       How they respond to questions and stares from family members, friends, and strangers. More info about PAPRs (Wikipedia).DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
54:05 7/24/23
Man on a Mission - A Very Deep Look at MCS: Don Want
Episode 29 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!  Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Man on a Mission: A Very Deep Exploration of MCS.” It features a conversation with Don Want, Ph.D., whose children's experiences with MCS led him to write perhaps the most comprehensive information about the condition.  You’ll hear Don explore: His own family’s experience with MCS. Whether there could be diagnostic tests for MCS. How many people with MCS also have other conditions. His thoughts on the name, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Why many healthcare professionals misdiagnose people with MCS. And more.Don Want’s 2022 PhD dissertation on MCS:"Environmental Effects on Health: Ignorance and Undone Science."Abstract and downloadSecond option to downloadDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
54:01 7/3/23
Toxic Chemicals in our Blood and World: Anna Turns
Episode 28 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!  Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.  This episode is called “Toxic Chemicals in our Blood and World.” It features a conversation with environmental journalist Anna Turns.  You’ll hear Anna explore:The extent of chemical pollution in the world. An experiment Anna did to find out which chemicals are in her blood stream.How people can find out which chemicals are safe and which are not. How members of marginalized communities are disproportionately affected by toxic chemicals.And more.“Go Toxic Free. Easy and Sustainable Ways to Reduce Chemical Pollution.” – Book by Anna TurnsDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
32:41 6/19/23
An Environmental Physician Weighs In: Dr. John Molot
Check out Episode 27 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast!The title is “An Environmental Physician Weighs In.” It features a Conversation Dr. John Molot, a doctor in Ontario, Canada who has specialized in MCS for over 30 years.You’ll hear Dr. Molot explore:·       The primary mechanisms of the illness. ·       Why roughly 70% of people with MCS are women. ·       MCS and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS).·       Why many people with MCS have other co-related illnesses. ·       The need for new doctors to learn about MCS.·       And more. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/    2023 paper co-authored by Dr. Molot: “Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: It’s Time to Catch Up to the Science.” DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
57:50 6/5/23
Stories of Grief, Acceptance & Strength: Gail McCormick
Check out Episode 26 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast!   The title is “Stories of Grief, Acceptance & Strength.” It features a Conversation with Gail McCormick.Gail is a psychotherapist, former newspaper reporter, and writer based in Seattle in the U.S. She has lived with MCS for many years. In 2001, she published a book of interviews she conducted with dozens of people who had MCS across the U.S. Her goal was to find out how they were coping and how their emotional and social lives were impacted by the illness.  Please subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. New episodes twice a month!  “Living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Narratives of Coping”DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
46:48 5/22/23
Safe Dentistry & MCS: Dr. Amy Dayries
Check out Episode 25 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Safe Dentistry & MCS.” Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. You will hear Dr. Amy Dayries, one of the world’s most knowledgeable dentists about MCS. She shares helpful information about how to find a dentist who understands MCS, testing for safe dental products, amalgams, root canals, and more. Dr. Amy DayriesInternational Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)American Academy of oral systemic health (AAOSH)DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
48:28 5/9/23
A Physician with MCS: Dr. Ann McCampbell
Episode 24 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now!  The title is “A Physician with MCS.” It features a conversation with Dr. Ann McCampbell.Although she trained as a physician, Dr. McCampbell’s career in medicine was interrupted by severe MCS. However, she has devoted her life to raising awareness about the illness and helping people who have it. In our conversation, you'll hear  Dr. McCampbell explore: ·       Whether tests could be developed to help people with MCS get a diagnosis.·       Who is most at risk of developing MCS?·       Her personal experiences as a physician and person with MCS.·       Some information about treatments, diet, and isolation that people with MCS often experience.·       How people with MCS can speak with friends and loved ones about the illness. More information about Dr. McCampbell can be found here. Chemical Intolerance Self-Assessment Test (QEESI)DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
43:03 4/24/23
Chemicals in Central America, Chemicals Everywhere: Alex Nading
Check out Episode 23 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Chemicals in Central America, Chemicals Everywhere.”It features a conversation with Alex Nading, Ph.D. Professor Nading teaches anthropology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, in the US. He specializes in the impacts of pesticides and toxic exposures for people who work on sugarcane plantations in Nicaragua, climate change, and environmental health and activism.  You will Professor Nading explore: The impacts of pesticides and other chemicals for people who work on sugarcane plantations in Nicaragua. How we are all impacted by chemicals and toxins, no matter where we live.Why there is so much denial about the fact the MCS is a real illness.More information about Professor Nading’s research can be found here. DISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
50:01 4/5/23
Bodily Natures - Exploring Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Stacy Alaimo
Episode 22 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! The title is “Bodily Natures: Exploring Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.”  You’ll hear my conversation with Professor Stacy Alaimo, who teaches at the University of Oregon in the US. She specializes in environmental humanities, American literature, and how writers explore environmental threats to oceans, plants, and animals. Professor Alaimo also has Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and describes it as relatively mild. We start our conversation talking about her experiences with MCS. Then we explore her influential 2010 book, “Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material,” in which she writes in detail about MCS. You’ll hear Professor Alaimo discuss: • How many products that people buy make them ill in unexpected ways. • Why the majority of people with MCS are women. • How most people who are able to get diagnosed with MCS are white and have completed higher education. • And more. More information about Professor Alaimo’s research can be found here: https://www.stacyalaimo.comDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
37:20 3/20/23
Putting Chemicals Back in MCS: Varda Burstyn
Check out Episode 21 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast!  The title is “Putting Chemicals Back in MCS.”Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ https://www.facebook.com/podcastingmcs  This episode features a conversation with Varda Burstyn,  longtime advocate for people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). Based in Ontario, Canada, Varda is also an environmentalist, writer, and has lived with the illness for decades. You’ll hear Varda discuss her important and extremely well-researched report that she wrote with Maureen MacQuarrie in response to a  2021 paper published the Quebec National Institute of Public Health that claims MCS is an anxiety disorder.Read the summary and report by Varda Burstyn: "Putting the Chemicals Back in Multiple Chemical Sensitivity"Take actionQuebec paper & summaryDISCLAIMER: THIS PODCAST AND WEBSITE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. No material or information provided by The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast, or its associated website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.Support the Show.Special thanks to the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation for its generous support of the podcast.If you like the podcast, please consider becoming a supporter! Support the podcast. Find the podcast on Patreon. If you like, please buy me a coffee. Follow the podcast on YouTube! Read captions in any language. Please follow the podcast on social media:FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokSponsorship Opportunites Are you an organization or company interested in helping to create greater awareness about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance and/or looking for sponsorship opportunities? Please email us at info@chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org
94:01 3/4/23

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