share with you a conversation I had with a lady in my town. Someone
told me that years ago she was so weak and tired that she couldn't get
out of bed to go to work, and even after trying to do part time,
couldn't. She had to give her job up. She said she came down with CFS
and FM in 1991 and she knows the exact day when it started.
She was attending a conference for Parks 'n Rec people in Juneau when
these flu like symptoms started up. She felt like vomiting and she had
diarrhea. She felt bad from that day to this. Many years she had
various tests taken and has since given up trying to figure out what's
I asked her, who were you talking to when the flu - like symptoms
started ... She replied, "I can't remember what I had for dinner
last night." (Memory loss actually is part of what
2-butoxyethanol exposure causes ... early on)
I mailed her some info & hope that she can find out if it was 2nd
hand exposure to 2-butoxyethanol, as I suspect it was. Back then,
there may have been some Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup workers
attending also (?)
Lots of things are autoimmune. I believe this chemical to be an
autoimmune metabolic causing chemical AND the cause of CFS, CFIDS, FM
... or for which ever sub groups of ailments you want to group
together. I suspect it for causing reproductive harm and birth defects
that are metabolic ... there's a whole list of syndromes and
autoimmune issues that the doctors say they don't know what they are
I suggest they should consider the 2-butoxyethanol poisoning of
It seems to cause diabetes many times, too.
breath in baby's eyes
exposure (too much looks like) '
- Indirect or
2nd hand solvent exposure (someone breathing out the fumes ...
& their getting into your eyes) SIDS?
- and from a
parent who has been chemically poisoned by 2-butoxyethanol.
It is a teratogen chemical, and I suspect it is the cause of
Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome. Does a parent
this info with your doctor