Chlordane Symptoms

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  1. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    Chlordane is JUT ONE of THOUSANDS of Pesticides. Chlordane is commonly used to treat for Termites

    Chlordane Symptoms

    Each of the subjects had multiple organ symptomology that has continued since cessation of exposure to the termiticide. The symptoms followed and initial flu-like illness and include the following: fatigue, malaise, central nervous system (headaches, loss of memory, difficulty with task completion, disorientation or dizziness), G.I. tract (nausea, diarrhea, lower bowel cramping), upper and lower respiratory tract (rhinitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, shortness of breath, frequent infections) skin rash, muscle and joint pain, and peripheral neuropathy (pain and tingling of finger tips, tremor). Some patients expressed an olfactory sensitivity to environments containing low concentrations of chemicals (e.g. new carpets, diesel exhaust, fresh paints, perfumes), which precipitated CNS and respiratory tract symptoms.