MCS/MUSES – (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity)

People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) are hypersensitive to chemicals they absorb through their skin (such as cosmetics), inhale (such as perfume), and ingest (such as alcohol and medications).  The majority of MCS cases also meet diagnostic criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia. Less commonly recognized is the extensive overlap of MCS with multi-sensory sensitivity, also known as MUSES syndrome. 

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