Resources and Support for Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Illness, and Chemical Injuries in Canada

William J. Rea, MD

Environmental Health Center
Dallas, Texas

Additional Observations Of Eye Response With Chemical Sensitivities Abstract 1989

Basis for EMF Sensitivity Clinical Responses Abstract 1997

Biological Mechanisms of Chemical Sensitivity Abstract 1994

Breast Implants, Solvents, and Neurotoxic Exposure Can Be Related to Scintigraphic Abnormalities Rae and others. Abstract 1993

Clearing Of Volatile Hydrocarbons From The Human Body Abstract 1988

Cardiovascular Disease in Response to Chemicals and Foods While chemical incitants may trigger a maladaptation response in virtually any of the smooth muscle systems, those of the cardiovascular system appear to be the most susceptible

Chemical Hypersensitivity and the Allergic Response Reprinted from the Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal, Vol 67, No 1, January 1988

Chemical Sensitivity By William J. Rea Chemical Environment, Chemical Sensitivity, Allergic And Toxic Responses, Causes Of Chemical Sensitivity, Manifestation Of Chemical Sensitivity, Factors Influencing The Onset Of Chemical Sensitivity

Chemical Sensitivity and the Environment This paper is one of a prospective series dealing with controversies in allergy. Publication of this and subsequent papers in the series should not be regarded as an endorsement of content by the editors of Immunology & Allergy Practice or by the American Association for Clinical Immunology and Allergy.

Considerations for the Diagnosis of Chemical Sensitivity Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: Addendum to Biologic Markers in Immunotoxicology (1992)

Cyclic Phenomena Observed in the Environmental Unit Abstract 1994

Diagnosing Food and Chemical Susceptibility Continuing Education, Sept. 1979, pp. 47-59.

Diagnosis of EMF Sensitivity under Controlled Conditions Abstract 1991

Electromagnet Assessment Under Environmentally Controlled Conditions Abstract 1987

Electromagnetic Fields, Part Ii Abstract 1989

Evaluation Of Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction Via The Iriscorder And Other Objective Parameters After Chemical Depollution Abstract 1989

Evaluation Of The Autonomic Nervous System Response By Pupillographical Study Rae, Shirakawa, Johnson The results suggest that the overload of chlorinated pesticides and the chemical solvents in the chemically sensitive patient usually act as inhibitory substances on the sympathetic fibers of the autonomic nervous system, but a stimulating effect on the parasympathetic nervous system.

Effects of Pesticides on the Immune System With pesticide use and exposure, and review of pesticides altering the immune system, this article shows data from four groups of patients at the Environmental Health Centre - Dallas, and two case reports are presented.

Electromagnetic Field Sensitivity Rae/Ross and others Source: This article was first published in 1991 in the Journal of Bioelectricity, 10(1&2), 241-256.

Environmental Aspects of Aging, Part I and II Abstract 1992

Environmentally Triggered Cardiac Disease Source: Annals of Allergy, 40(4):243-251, Apr. 1978.

Environmentally Triggered Small Vessel Vasculitis Source: Annals of Allergy, 38: 245-251, Apr. 1977.

Environmentally Triggered Thrombophlebitis Source: Annals of Allergy, 37(2):101-109, Aug. 1976.

Environmentally triggered disorders Dr. W.J. Rea Source: Sandorama Vol. IV, 1982, pp. 27-31

Food and Chemical Susceptibility after Environmental Chemical Overexposure: Case Histories Source: Rpt from Annals of Allergy, 41(2):101-110, Aug. 1978.

Food and Chemicals as Environmental William J. Rea, Gerald H. Ross Susceptibility to environmental incitants such as air, food and water components is becoming an increasingly recognized health problem.

Formaldehyde Sensitivity William J. Rea, Alfred R. Johnson, and others Source: Clinical Ecology VI(3):79-84

Intravenous Hyper Alimentation Abstract 1995

Inter-relationships Between the Environment and Premenstrual Syndrome The suggestion that there could be environmental aspects of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) occurred during observations of hundreds of patients with environmentally triggered vascular disease studied in an ultra-controlled environment. It became clear that many women had a history and subsequent course which included PMS.

Magnesium Deficiency In Patients With Chemical Sensitivity A group of chemically sensitive patients exists who exhibit many of the signs and symptoms similar to those seen in magnesium deficient patients. The following case illustrates this point.

Natural Toxins In Foods Abstract 1995

Neurotoxicity - Peripheral Abstract 2001 Symposium

Ovarian & Menstrual Dysfunction Rea and others

Principles Of Environmental Triggering In Disease Processes Abstract 1985

Pesticides & brain-function changes in a controlled environment Source: Rpt. from Clinical Ecology, Vol. II, No. 3, Summer 1984, pp. 145-150.

Pesticides. Herbicides -- Health Aspects; Pesticides -- Physiological Effect Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine, Mar96, Vol.6. The wide field of chemical sensitivity in relation to herbicides and pesticides is reviewed. It is clear from the data that some cases of chemical sensitivity can be triggered by exposure to pesticides and herbicides.

Physical Signs of Chemical Sensitivity Excerpt from Dr. W. Rea - volume 4

Progress On Persian Gulf War Illnesses: Reality And Hypotheses

Relationship Of Food And Chemical Sensitivities To Acute Respiratory Failure It appears that in certain patients with respiratory failure, food and chemical sensitivity plays an important role as a contributing or even as a causative factor of the respiratory failure.

Results of Treatment for EMF Sensitivities Abstract 1991

Review of Cardiovascular Disease in Allergy

Series Of Patients With Electromagnetic Sensitivities (Measurement) - Part I Abstract 1989

Spring Pollens- How to deal with them without antihistamines. Written for the layperson

The Effects Of Pollutants On The Non-Immune System Of The Lung And Cardiovascular System W. J. Rea - Abstract 1985

Toluene Sensitivity As Part Of The Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome - Case Report Linda Livingston, Ph.D., Mansour R. Sanjar, M.D., William J. Rea, M.D. Abstract. Scientists are exposed to much higher levels of a variety of toxic chemicals in their work environment than would be found in most environmental situations. When ventilation and building construction are inadequate to correct for these high exposure levels, severe illness may occur even to the point of total incapacitation. The following case history involves toluene and other chemical sensitivities. Toluene, a lipophilic solvent, produces many effects in the body including decreases in plasma concentrations of tyrosine, tryptophan, and other amino acids. When an individual is overcome by a chemical reaction, many chemical sensitivities become apparent and recovery may take years. Toluene, prolactin, tryptophan, phenylalanine, tyrosine, serotonin.

The Effects of Mycotoxins on Chemical Sensitivity Abstract 1993

The Environmental Aspects Of The Post Polio Syndrome W.J. Rea, M.D., A.R. Johnson, D.O. -The environmental aspects of health and disease are becoming much more clearly defined. The adverse influences of environmental incitants on wounded target organs have often been seen by people working in the area of environmental medicine. Because of these observations a preliminary survey of environmental influences on post polio patients who exhibited the post polio syndrome was done.

The Environmental Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease Over the past century, since the development of the germ theory, physicians have shown much interest in the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Now that most of these can be controlled, we are able to delve deeper into the reasons why certain individuals lack resistance and are prone to recurrent infections or to the development of noninfectious inflammatory diseases.

The Environmental Aspects of Chemical Sensitivity This article was originally published in the Japanese Journal of Clinical Ecology 3.1 (1994): 2-17.

The Environmental Aspects of Ear, Nose, and Throat Disease: Part I JECORL & Allergy, 41(7):41-56, July 1979. 81979 by Medical Digest.

The Environmental Aspects of Ear, Nose, and Throat Disease: Part II J.C.E.O.R.L. & Allergy, 41 (8/9):41-54, 1979. 81979 Medical Digest, Inc.

The Environmental Aspects of Neurological Disease Abstract 1996

The Plural Causes of the Gulf War Syndrome Interview with William J. Rea, M.D By Claire W. Gilbert, Ph.D. Publisher, Blazing Tattles

The Temporomandibular Joint Implant Controversy: A Review of Autogenous Alloplastic Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine (1998) 8:289-300.

The Temporomandibular Joint Implant Controversy. Part II: Its Clinical Implications Fourteen patients with temporomandibular joint (TM J) alloplastic implants who exhibit chronic signs and symptoms of chemical sensitivity are discussed. These patients were well before their implantation. By S-Deborah N. Baird, MD FAAP and William J. Rea, MD FACS FAAEM

The role of the T lymphocytic cell cycle and an autogenous lymphocytic factor in clinical medicine Rae/Griffiths. In this study 315 individuals (25 controls, 290 chemically sensitive immuno-compromised patients) were investigated. Each patient had been on a standard therapy of avoidance of pollutants, nutritional supplementation, and injections of antigens for foods, and biological inhalants, but did not attain their immunological competence.

Therapeutic Modalities Designed to Order Electro Disturbances Abstract 1997

Toxic Volatile Organic Hydrocarbons in Chemically Sensitive Patients Source: Rpt. from Clinical Ecology, Volume V, Number 2, 1987.

Water and Health written for the layperson

What is Neurotoxicity? written for the layperson


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