Definitions for "Environmental Illness / MCS"
The Condition"...If serum levels are negative and suspicion is high, a fat biopsy must be performed to complete the diagnosis..."
The Condition"...The exact number of persons suffering from chemical sensitivity is unclear, but the rise in immune and nervous system disorders indicates that this problem is becoming more common, and somewhat more widely recognized..."
Relationship to Autoimmune Tendency"...One report demonstrated antibodies to smooth muscle (muscle tissue that functions without conscious thought - such as the heart) in half the patients seen in a clinical practice..."