Tag Archive for idiopathic environmental intolerance

Teen treated for “environmental sensitivity” commits suicide, doctor reprimanded

On December 15, 2014, the Disciplinary Committee of the Ontario College found that a medical doctor committed an act of professional misconduct, in that she has failed to maintain the standard of practice of the profession with respect to one patient. She treated her for environmental sensitivities when she instead had psychological problems. There seems…

Media continue to promote fearful stories of condition that may not even exist

Beware of human interest stories that make you sympathetic but use a probably false diagnosis. We’ve had many stories of people feeling incapacitated by environmental sources. But the data for their self-conclusions are poor. Electromagnetic hypersensitivity means Peter Lloyd can’t leave his house… or enjoy any modern pleasures inside. He can’t use mains electricity for…

A haven for the electrosensitive

A long, detailed and interesting feature at Slate about people who think they are suffering from Electromagnetic Sensitivity and where they go for relief. Green Bank, W.V., where the electrosensitive can escape the modern world. – Slate Magazine. Green Bank, W.Va., is […] inside the U.S. National Radio Quiet Zone, a 13,000–square-mile area where most…

Electrosensitivity caused by chemotherapy?

Woman claims chemotherapy has left her sensitive to electricity | Central – ITV News. A woman claims a course of chemotherapy during treatment for cancer left her with a rare condition. It’s called Electrosensitivity and causes severe reactions to the electro-magnetic fields (EMF) given off by electrical appliances. While Janice says she can feel the…

Electromagnetic sensitivity – Can’t escape it, but here is the science

This subject is of personal interest to me and has been a hot topic in the news as more and more claims emerge that electromagnetic sensitivity is ruining people’s lives. Like this recent story: Airline pilot has nowhere to escape from wireless radiation – thestar.com. Professional pilot Melissa Chalmers has moved twice in 10 months…