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How do you treat chemical sensitivities?


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SGS SHARAN
2020-01-08 15:02:31
2020-01-08 15:02:31
Diagnosis and Treatment: There are no reliable tests to diagnose multiple chemical sensitivity and there are no effective or proven treatments. Some doctors prescribe antidepressants, including SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) like Celexa, Prozac, Paxil.

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