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The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast

The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast

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Thank you for listening to the Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! Generously supported by the Marilyn Brachman Hoffman Foundation. Amplifying voices of people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) and research about the illness. Founded and hosted by Aaron Goodman, Ph.D. Subscribe where you get your podcasts!
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Episode 44 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called: “American Breakdown.” I’m speaking with author and activist Jennifer Lunden, who goes by her last name, Lunden. Lunden is the author of “American Breakdown: Our Ailing Nation, My Body's Revolt, and the Nineteenth-Century Woman W…
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Episode 43 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called: “The Chemical Age.” It features a conversation with Frank A. von Hippel, Ph.D. Frank is a professor of environmental health sciences at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on toxicology and health disparities, with a…
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Episode 42 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called "Fighting to Breathe." It features a conversation with Nicole Fabricant, Ph.D. Nicole is a professor of Anthropology and director of Latin American and Latino/a Studies at Towson University in Maryland on the east coast of the U.…
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Episode 41 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called "Silent Winter: Toxic Chemicals and Chronic Illness." It features a conversation with with Joanna Malaczynski. Joanna lives with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) and is the author of the 2021 book, “Silent Winter: Our Chemical…
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Episode 40 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called “Surviving and Detoxing in Toxic Times.” It features a conversation with Dr. Jenny Goodman. Dr. Goodman is a medical doctor specializing in environmental medicine based in London, England. (We share the same last name, but we are…
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Episode 39 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called “Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity.” It features a conversation with Julia Lupine. Julia is the author of “Under a Rock: An Electrosensitive Survival Guide.” You’ll hear Julia talk about how she adapted to having Electromagnetic H…
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Episode 38 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called Chemical Free Homes. It features a conversation with Corinne Segura. Corinne is a building biologist practitioner and founder of My Chemical-Free House where she tests and writes about green building materials. You’ll hear Corinn…
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Episode 37 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! It’s called “Insights from a “Universal Reactor.” It features a conversation with Daniel Waclawiw. Daniel’s the founder of the YouTube channel, The Canary Uncaged. He makes short videos about how, at 27, he is navigating what he calls an "impossible illness." You'll hear Daniel explor…
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Episode 36 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ It’s called “Autobiography and MCS.” It features a conversation with Sofia Varino, Ph.D. Sofia is a professor at the University of Potsdam in Germany. They specialize in gender studies, cultural studies and the environment. You’ll hear Sofia…
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Episode 35 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! It’s called “Toxic Fashion.” It features a conversation with Alden Wicker, author of “To Dye For: How Toxic Fashion Is Making Us Sick – and How we can Fight Back.” The book explores the impacts of clothing made with synthetic materials and dyes derived from fossil fuels. In this inter…
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Episode 34 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! It’s called “The Sensitives.” Exploring a Film About MCS. https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ You'll hear a conversation about the 2017 documentary “The Sensitives.” It’s a film about people who live with severe MCS. Thank you for listening! Please share your feedback with us.…
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Episode 33 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! It’s called “Conversations with Doctors.” Subscribe where you get your podcasts. https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ This episode features a conversation with Suvi Kaikkonen. Suvi is a linguist in Finland. She specializes in how people who are impacted by poor air quality in t…
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Episode 32 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Canary Whiskers: Fragrance-Free Soap.” It features a conversation with Rebecca, founder of Canary Whiskers Soap Company that makes completely fragrance-free and essential oil-…
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Episode 31 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Podcasting, MCS and Community-Building.” It features a conversation with me, Aaron Goodman, founder and host of the podcast. I answer some listeners' questions about why I sta…
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Episode 30 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Powered Air-Purifying Respirators.” It features a conversation with two women in the U.S. who wear Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) so they can continue engaging in the world with MCS. You’ll hear Kyle Higgins …
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Episode 29 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Man on a Mission: A Very Deep Exploration of MCS.” It features a conversation with Don Want, Ph.D., whose children's experiences with MCS led him to write perhaps the most comprehensive information about the condition. …
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Episode 28 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is called “Toxic Chemicals in our Blood and World.” It features a conversation with environmental journalist Anna Turns. You’ll hear Anna explore: The extent of chemical pollution in the world. An experiment Anna did to find out w…
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Check out Episode 27 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “An Environmental Physician Weighs In.” It features a Conversation Dr. John Molot, a doctor in Ontario, Canada who has specialized in MCS for over 30 years. You’ll hear Dr. Molot explore: · The primary mechanisms of the illness. · Why roughly 70% of people with MCS are women. · …
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Check out Episode 26 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Stories of Grief, Acceptance & Strength.” It features a Conversation with Gail McCormick. Gail is a psychotherapist, former newspaper reporter, and writer based in Seattle in the U.S. She has lived with MCS for many years. In 2001, she published a book of interviews she conduct…
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Check out Episode 25 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Safe Dentistry & MCS.” Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. You will hear Dr. Amy Dayries, one of the world’s most knowledgeable dentists about MCS. She shares helpful information about how to find a dentist who understands MCS, testing for safe dental products,…
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Episode 24 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! The title is “A Physician with MCS.” It features a conversation with Dr. Ann McCampbell. Although she trained as a physician, Dr. McCampbell’s career in medicine was interrupted by severe MCS. However, she has devoted her life to raising awareness about the illness and helping people …
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This is part 2 of Julia Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Recovery story (MCS recovery story) where we discuss Julia's brain training approach for MCS recovery. We talk about how she faced triggers despite knowing the consequences, how she dealt with the setbacks along her MCS recovery journey and what life is like after Multiple Chemical Sensitivity…
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Julia shares her Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Recovery story (MCS recovery story) in this wonderful interview. In part 1 here, we explore how her illness came on in childhood and how she struggled with doctors and the label of having a psychosomatic illness. Then, her MCS suddenly went into remission following a change in environment (makes sens…
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Check out Episode 23 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Chemicals in Central America, Chemicals Everywhere.” It features a conversation with Alex Nading, Ph.D. Professor Nading teaches anthropology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, in the US. He specializes in the impacts of pesticides and toxic exposures for people who wor…
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Episode 22 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! The title is “Bodily Natures: Exploring Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.” You’ll hear my conversation with Professor Stacy Alaimo, who teaches at the University of Oregon in the US. She specializes in environmental humanities, American literature, and how writers explore environmental t…
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Check out Episode 21 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Putting Chemicals Back in MCS.” Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ https://www.facebook.com/podcastingmcs This episode features a conversation with Varda Burstyn, longtime advocate for people with Multiple Chemical S…
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Check out Episode 20 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! The title is “Snowflake, Arizona.” https://www.chemicalsensitivitypodcast.org/ https://www.facebook.com/podcastingmcs It features a conversation with two long-time residents of Snowflake, a town in the northern part of the US state of Arizona. The community has gained a reputation among peop…
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It's easy to get overwhelmed with Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS, POTS, MCS, and similar invisible illnesses. People feel overwhelmed trying to do new diets, lifestyle changes, medical treatments, brain training, and just about any other helpful strategy to recover from Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS, POTS, or MCS. Understanding how this affects your recovery and how …
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Episode 19 of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is available now! The title is “Photographing The Canaries. It features a conversation with documentary photographer Thilde Jensen. Thilde talks about her internationally acclaimed 2013 book, "The Canaries." It's a compelling collection of self-portraits and photos of others with MCS. "The Canaries" by…
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Rachel tells her story of Fibromyalgia Remission - it's interesting to hear her say that despite being healthy again and symptom free, she still says "I have fibromyalgia". We discuss how she became ill and how she went into fibromyalgia remission and the differences between recovery, cure and fibromyalgia remission. For full show notes visit: http…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Please support our work to help us continue creating greater awareness about MCS. Thank you very much! In Episode 18, “Toxicology & Communities of Resistance," I’m speaking with Melina Packer, Ph.D. Melina is a postdoct…
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Sometimes we are overwhelmed by what is the most important thing to do for recovery from Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome), POTS or MCS. So I share my thoughts and experience around this in this short recovery snippet. For full show notes visit: https://cfsunravelled.com/episode15By Dan Neuffer
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Please support our work to help us continue creating greater awareness about MCS. Thank you very much! We really appreciate it. In this episode, I’m speaking with Andrea Lily Ford, Ph.D. Originally from California in th…
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Fibromyalgia sleep and ME/CFS sleep are full of problems. Getting to sleep, staying asleep, and experiencing refreshing sleep all elude patients. Dr Jacob Teitelbaum is one of the world's leading Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and POTS physicians and shares his experience and insights on sleep restoration in this episode of the Wisdom from the Other Side Pod…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe for free wherever you get your podcasts. You can support our work to help us continue creating greater awareness about MCS. Thank you very much! We really appreciate it. In this episode, I’m speaking with filmmaker and singer-songwriter Susan Abod. Su…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe for free where you get your podcasts. If you like the podcast, you can support our work to help us continue creating greater awareness about MCS. Thank you very much! We really appreciate it. In this episode, I’m speaking with Professor Emily Lim Roge…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe for free wherever you get your podcasts. I’m speaking with author Marcus Sedgwick, who wrote the book “Snowflake, AZ,” published in 2019. The novel focuses on Ash, who travels by Greyhound bus to find their stepbrother Bly, who was last seen in Snowfl…
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Should you make a change to a new mind/body program, physical treatment approach, health coach, or other health care practitioner for your recovery from ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia, POTS or MCS? In this short recovery snippet, we discuss the options and seek to understand the reasons why different approaches fail so that we can decide whether to persist o…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! We release new episodes twice a month. Subscribe for free wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is titled “Fragrance-Free Church?” The focus is on churches, however, I think the discussion is relevant for anyone with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) who may be struggling to acce…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe for free wherever you get your podcasts. This episode is titled "Parenting Children with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)." It features an insightful conversation with a woman who has MCS and is the mother of two teenage daughters who also have the…
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It's one thing seeing interviews with people that recovered, and another thing seeing them tell their stories in real-time. In this interview, Shannon tells how she recovered from fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and POTS after 7 years of illness. Her 2½ year journey was bumpy, with her actually worsening before she got better. This interview captures her jour…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe for free wherever you get your podcasts: Google Podcasts Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Follow the podcast online for updates and to share your feedback: Facebook Twitter Instagram TikTok This episode is titled, "A Critical Link? Mast Cell Activation …
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to never miss one. This episode is about living in vehicles as a refuge. It features a conversation with two women with severe MCS. They have had to make difficult decisions to live in their vehicles because synthetic an…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to never miss one. This episode is about creating a fragrance-free policy. My guest is Mushim Ikeda. Mushim is a writer, poet, longtime Buddhism and mindfulness teacher, and Community Director at the East Bay Meditation …
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to never miss one. And follow the podcast on social media. The title of this episode is "MCS is Not an Anxiety Disorder." It features a conversation with Dr. Eleanor Stein. Dr. Stein is a a psychiatrist and psychotherapi…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts to never miss one. And follow on social media for all updates. This episode features a conversation with Maya Dusenbery. Maya is the author of the extraordinary book, "Doin…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts to never miss one. And follow us on social media. This episode features a conversation with a man who has severe MCS. We take a deep dive into how the illness affected his …
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Neuroscientist Dr. Delia McCabe shares her understanding and research into the impact of diet on brain health, mental health and recovery from chronic illness. How much of mental and neurological dysfunction is a physical and how much is a psychological issue? What is the impact of adverse childhood events on stress resilience and what about eating…
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Thank you for listening to The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast! New episodes twice a month. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to never miss one. And follow the podcast on social media. This episode is about safer sex and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). It features two conversations with Rachael Rose and Jack Lamon. Rachael Rose is a certif…
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This episode of The Chemical Sensitivity Podcast is about finding community and supporting one another online. Since so many people with MCS are dismissed and misdiagnosed by healthcare professionals, the internet is often a vital source of information about the illness. And because of the social isolation that many folks with MCS experience, conne…
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