Carbon monoxide poisoning
What every survivor should know
In this video a survivor talks about his carbon monoxide poisoning and important lessons learned along the way.
Armed with this information other survivors may be able to avoid a great deal of difficulty, frustration and
Carbon monoxide poisoning: What every survivor and their family should know
William knew that something was wrong with his health but had no idea that he was suffering from chronic carbon monoxide poisoning caused by an
improperly installed furnace in his home.
After five winters of breathing unsafe carbon monoxide
levels his furnace then malfunctioned after a power outgage and discharged a large amount of carbon monoxide gas into his home.
He then suffered from a serious case of acute carbon monoxide poisoning. Found unconscious
and almost dead by a neighbor he was rushed to hospital.
Poisoning was only the begining of what turned out to be a long hard road.
Left with long term symptoms and unable to
function anywhere near the way he once did, he was thrust into a medical system that was unable to
One health specialist after another seemed unable to offer any solid explanation or relief from the ongoing
effects of poisoning. In fact, many "treatments" made his ongoing effects worse.
Trapped in the depths of a long list of health issues, healing and recovery seemed light years away. A happy
normal life looked to be a thing of the past.
Refusing to accept a life sentence of endless health issues including extreme physical and mental exhaustion,
extreme food and chemical sensitivities, and a brain that wouldn't work he took responsibility for his own health
and recovery - at a time when he was least able to do so.
This is how one survivor faced challenges the "experts" said could not be overcome. How he found his way out of
the dark world of brain and cellular injury caused by carbon monoxide poisoning.
More imporantly, this is a story of how any survivor can beat the odds and overcome the toxic echoes of
poisoning. Carbon monoxide recovery is
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