Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

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What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

Multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome is a disorder that seems to be triggered by exposure to low levels of multiple identifiable or unidentifiable chemical substances commonly present in the environment.

What is it like to have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and its symptoms?

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Who has Multiple Chemical Sensitivity on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 13
30s 32
40s 57
50s 60
60s 32
70+ 8


Distribution of females vs. males

90% Females
10% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 28
20-29 years 24
30-39 years 26
40-49 years 18
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 82
Not Diagnosed 54

These charts show data from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity patients who have completed their condition history
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