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sallieq [Patient interviews]
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sallieq [Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS)]
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 Not unlike other poorly defined illnesses, many doctors believe hypersensitivity to chemicals is a psychological illness. But, the medical profession'​s track record for correctly identifying what is and is not a psychological illness is poor. That said, the exact pathophysiology of the disease is unclear. Given the size of the human microbiome and its ability to dysregulate the immune response, microbes, especially microbes in the gut, undoubtedly play a role in MCS.  Not unlike other poorly defined illnesses, many doctors believe hypersensitivity to chemicals is a psychological illness. But, the medical profession'​s track record for correctly identifying what is and is not a psychological illness is poor. That said, the exact pathophysiology of the disease is unclear. Given the size of the human microbiome and its ability to dysregulate the immune response, microbes, especially microbes in the gut, undoubtedly play a role in MCS. 
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 +Three types of overlap occur among the disease states chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They share common symptoms. ​  ​(({{pubmed>​long:​11461161}}))  ​
  
 A number of Marshall Protocol patients have reported improvement in their chemical sensitivities since starting the treatment. A number of Marshall Protocol patients have reported improvement in their chemical sensitivities since starting the treatment.
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