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allergies

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    Chemical sensitivities, reactive airways, skin issues, etc

    Im having a very hard time with the barrage of chemicals thrown into society. For years I used to love and wear perfume. Then one day a new perfume made me sick. I reacted to perfume from then on. Now i can’t tolerate laundry detergent or soap. The dermatologist recommended gentle products but I...
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    Autism and food

    Wondering if this is a common occurrence with some individuals with autism? Recently a family member has been quite ill, yet he's hungry all the time. He's now unable to eat certain foods that he liked previously. He doesn't seem to know or understand what he wants to eat anymore. When he eats...
  3. pjcnet

    Could asthma and allergies during pregnancy be linked to autism?

    I was diagnosed as autistic as a very young child in the 1970s along with both my brothers who are severely autistic. Neither of my brothers can read or write, count to 5 or do many things that a "normal" person can and sadly they will need 24/7 care for the rest of their lives. I was also very...
  4. M

    Shampoo-less

    Have recently begun to use baking soda dissolved in water, to wash my hair. Rinsing with diluted apple cider vinegar and then occasionally tea tree or lavender oil on the ends. Has anyone done this? Stopped using shampoo? It seems to work well, and originally began to experiment with this...
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