Resources for Patients and Professionals

Key Resources

“Protecting Yourself and Your Family: How Exposures to Chemicals and Drugs Affect Our Health”
My booklet, which describes chemical intolerance, Toxicant-induced Loss of Tolerance, and the dangers of certain chemicals in the environment.

Quick Environmental Exposure and Sensitivity Inventory
The QEESI, or TILT test, is the most widely used screening instrument for multiple chemical intolerance. Individuals find it helpful for self-assessment and screening.

Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes
My book, which describes how everyday, low-level chemical exposures may cause fatigue, cognitive impairment, headaches, mood changes, breathing difficulties, digestive problems, and a host of chronic illnesses. (.pdf format, 28 megabytes)
My website, which offers publications, presentations, a blog and commentary about chemical intolerance.

Other Resources

Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics
Non-profit organization for occupational and environmental health professionals.

Autism Society of America

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal public health agency with many missions and duties.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
Federal agency charged with testing the safety of products, including chemical content of children’s products.

Creating Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools – EPA

Environmental Protection Agency – Indoor Air Quality

Environmental Working Group
The group is a highly regarded environmental health research and advocacy organization.

Food and Drug Administration

Green Building Advisor
Editors are former builders, remodelers, and designers who advise about best practices in construction and remodeling.

Household Products DatabaseThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ resource about products
we use or encounter almost every day.

Integrated Pest Management Principles – EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency’s resource on Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations to prevent worker injury and illness.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)