Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), also known as multiple chemical intolerance (MCI), is an immunological disorder in which those affected react hypersensitive to various chemicals and environmental factors. The physical reaction can occur even at low concentrations of a substance and lead to a variety of symptoms. An interdisciplinary approach, which involves experienced therapists from different specialisms, is important for the successful treatment of multiple chemical sensitivity.

Symptoms of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

The symptoms can vary greatly from person to person.
The symptoms of MCS include:

As there are no standardised tests, this usually makes the diagnosis of MCS very difficult. It is based on detailed medical histories and often diagnosed when other potential illnesses are excluded.

Treatment of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

The main treatment is to avoid the triggering substances in order to reduce the overload of toxins on the immune system. This calms the immune system.
The following approaches have also proved successful:

Dr. med. Karsten Ostermann M.A.

In the case of multiple chemical sensitivity, it is important to eliminate the causative factors and balance the immune system. An interdisciplinary approach with experienced therapists from different specialisms has proven its worth.

Dr. Karsten Ostermann

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