Author - MCS Aware

Laurie’s Story

Hi, I am a woman in her sixties, and have been living with a kind of generalized super-sensitivity for much of my life. It is like living in a world where the majority of people seem to be blissfully unaware of the soup of hazards and toxins that they live...

Do You Suffer Chemical Intolerance? Find out here with the QEESI Test

 You can find out if you have chemical intolerance by answering these 3 questions from Hoffman TILT’s Brief Environmental Exposure and Sensitivity Inventory (BREESI): Do you feel sick when you are exposed to tobacco smoke, certain fragrances, nail polish/remover, engine exhaust, gasoline, air fresheners, pesticides, paint/thinner, fresh tar/asphalt, cleaning supplies,...

Anastasia’s Story

I started having an intolerance to gluten around 2000. I then started to have more symptoms in 2013 through to 2015 with insomnia and I was waking up at 3 or 4am with severe anxiety, vertigo, fainting, panic attacks and Raynaud's. It was getting worse and worse. Then in 2015...

Sophie and Gina’s story

The Wellbeing Twins - Sophie & Gina My twin sister Gina and I have been suffering with ME / CFS severely for almost a decade now. Between us, we experience a lot of weird and not so wonderful symptoms and they emphasise the complexity of the immunological and neurological disease that is...

Anne’s Story

My name is Anne and I live in Melbourne Australia. I have had chemical sensitivities since 1977 after my flat was treated with insecticides due to fleas in the carpet. Over the years my chemical sensitivities have gradually become worse due to infections, dental treatment , stress and most recently...