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Raising awareness of MCS

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Your support makes a difference!MCS-Aware is a small charity without any regular funding. With your help we can continue supporting people with Environmental Illness and work towards our goal of getting MCS officially recognised as a chronic, physical medical condition. MCS-Aware is a registered charity no. 1152139. You can donate directly...


Gift Aid

Every gift you make to MCS-Aware, whatever its value, could be worth more at no extra cost to you just by choosing to Gift Aid it. If you tick the Gift Aid box, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs will add an extra 25p to every £1 you give to MCS-Aware....

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Housing Survey

Thank you for taking the time to look at the MCS-Aware Housing survey. At the moment it is only open to UK residents. Please have a look at our website for more information about chemical, food and electro-sensitivities. You can sign up for our free newsletter here. We...



Formaldehyde can occur naturally in the environment and is also produced industrially, it is mainly used commercially as a solution in water Formaldehyde is commonly used in the manufacture of resin polymers to produce permanent adhesives, foam insulation and paper and textile finishing treatments It is used as a...

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Sick Car Syndrome

Ever wonder what that new car smell is?

Some people feel sick, some people are addicted to it, and for some it causes depression and tiredness – the air inside your car can be a toxic soup! More than 275 different chemicals are used in the interiors of cars. These include bromine...

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Common Toxins

Everything we eat, drink, breathe or absorb through our skin has to be processed and eliminated by our bodies. Anything like this that is foreign to the body is called a xenobiotic, and when we refer to toxins in Environmental Illness, we are usually talking about xenobiotics....

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EHS Books & Services

EHS Books and Services


Electromagnetic Sensitivity and Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: A Summary by Michael Bevington NEW EDITION: March 2013 This is a fully comprehensive summary of EHS and research. Ideal to give to medical practitioners to explain your symptoms. Fully referenced. Available here. Electromagnetic Man: Health and Hazard in the Electrical Environment by...


EHS Treatment

EHS Treatment

There is no simple cure for Electro-Hypersensitivity, but most sufferers find their symptoms improve when they avoid exposure. Once a sufferer has worked out what's causing their illness, they can protect themselves using shielding materials or by moving away from the source. Using an appliance less, turning it off...


EHS Symptoms

EHS Symptoms

People who suffer from Electro-Hypersensitivity (EHS) commonly experience any or several of the following: Warmth or tingling like sunburn A stinging or pricking sensation in the face or body Headaches Fatigue Poor memory Reduced concentration and clarity of thought Dry sinuses, throat or eyes Nausea Aches and pains in the muscles, joints or teeth Palpitations Sleep disturbance. The list is not...


Media & Press Releases

More and more people are becoming sensitive to perfumes, cleaning products and chemicals found in everyday products. Food intolerance is widespread and some people are becoming sensitive to mobile phone and Wi-Fi frequencies. MCS-Aware is a registered charity offering support to people with environmental illness.