Neurological

Physical and emotional hazard of masks

My daughter faces tiredness, moodiness and now tantrums as well as headaches and lower ability to concentrate. TDSB has mandated masks to wear outside and all the attempts to talk to the principal were in vain for now. The most painful part here was that she’s scared to get an exemption because she is scared to be bullied Age9LocationToronto On

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Physical and emotional harm

I have 3 children that are old enough to have to wear masks all day in school, including during both indoor and outdoor physical ed. I will list all issues using numbers for each child. 1. Suffering from rashes and acne due to bacteria and moisture inside the mask. Child will not let me get them an exemption because they would be singled out and the only one. This child is a rule follower and…

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No masks for kids

My children have been homeschooling since the implementation of masks. They only wear masks when we have to go into stores which is infrequently. I’ve noticed if my son wears his mask for longer then 10 minutes he starts to get headaches. He is very healthy and never has headaches outside of this situation. Age12LocationOttawa Canada

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Refusal of service at stores due to medical condition

I suffer from a medical condition that I can’t restrict my airflow or I will pass out and have seizures. This is all from a botched hysterectomy in 2014. I have video at Sprouts, Natural Grocery store and Albertsons refusing me service without a mask. I didn’t record the other place. Not the best videos because I thought I was going to pass out because I shot into fight or flight mode. This has been…

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Headache, anxiety, respiratory issues-first hand witness to mask illness

I work in a medical office and daily we get calls about children having multiple issues that can be linked to long term mask wearing. Headaches, dizziness, upper respiratory illness , rash, amongst other things. I see it first hand in the office. In addition, more children are reporting anxiety and depression. Age4LocationVero beach, fl

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Headaches

My son is in 6th grade at a private school in California. They have outdoor classrooms and do not wear masks at their desks and have been very flexible. Recently someone reported them so they have started requiring masks during recess. My son came home the first day with a bad headache that lasted through the next morning. Now he is reluctant to play soccer and his good feelings about school have suffered. Age12LocationMorro Bay…

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Daily headaches- Abuse by schools

Each day my daughter comes home from school, he’s face is tight and red, she is hot and has a headache each and everyday. She is tired. We have no choices here. Tried working with the principle, with no avail. I am a tax payer, I would be refused essential service of education if she will not wear a mask. Age13LocationWinnipeg, mb.

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Migraine headaches

Girl age 14 with well-controlled asthma and history of migraine headaches experiences dizziness, nausea, dyspnea, and rapid onset of aura symptoms when wearing a mask indoors for more than about half an hour. Escalates to full migraine attack with photophobia and threatened syncope if not given opportunity to remove mask and rest in fresh air. Age 14 – Female Age14LocationPortland

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My student experienced an exacerbation of headaches that had been controlled naturally after beginning to wear a mask occasionally over the summer even just after 15 minutes. We followed all the procedures required to get an accommodation from her school and were denied repeatedly. We had her doctor complete a form with recommendations. We approached the Dept of Health who said that they had not heard of headaches as a problem but acknowledged her doctors…

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