clinical ecology


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clinical ecology

clinical ecology

The treatment of disorders believed to result from a person’s reaction to their environment.
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Pauling proposed the term orthomolecular, (1), (2) which we recognized as the correct word to define the total interest in nutrition, clinical ecology, and the use of vitamin and mineral supplements.
Long-standing doubters include many organizations and institutions (Magill & Suruda, 1998) including the American College of Physicians, which found in 1989 that "review of the clinical ecology literature provides inadequate support for the beliefs and practices" relating to MCS (American College of Physicians, 1989).
Clinical ecology is the field pioneered over 50 years ago by Dr.
The third key concept of clinical ecology is that frequent exposure will increase the sensitivity to a given substance, and sensitivity is reduced by avoidance of exposure.
Nutrition As It Relates To Environmental Medicine -- Conference July 25-26, 1990," American Academy Of Environmental Medicine, Denver, CO: Clinical Ecology Publications, Inc.
Despite their efforts, however, traditional practitioners of allergy, immunology and toxicology reject the theories and methods of clinical ecology.
American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, 1986: "Review of the clinical ecology literature provides inadequate support for the beliefs and practices of clinical ecology.
Clinical ecology is a controversial offshoot of allergy-immunology that, among other things, blames many illnesses on low-level chemical exposures.
Aches and pains and unexplained symptoms are fertile ground for speculation, and in recent years a branch of alternative medicine known as clinical ecology has grown in popularity, which is hardly surprising, given the level of public concern over environmental pollutants.
Theron Grant Randolph (1906 - 1995), father of clinical ecology and the first to question the adverse health effects of poor indoor air quality.
They call for more scientific research into the tenets of clinical ecology and MCS in order to subject the numerous theories concerning these disorders to the peer review of evidence-based, controlled investigation.
American College of Physicians position statement: clinical ecology.

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