I've been dealing with chem. sensitivities for yrs. Fortunately they are much less now. I attribute that to yrs. of working on my immune system, diet, moving to the forest in the middle of nowhere (I find I feel best in pine trees -- not sure if it's the pines or if there's something that grows elsewhere that doesn't grow in the pines -- a real mystery), living in a trailer then a house, both that we made with products we knew I could tolerate, and then pregnancy (I'm soooo much less sensitive since pregnancy, it's wonderful).
I'm sorry you're dealing with this! It's truly life-changing. Vwmama said,
|If you keep going about life without trying to lessen your chemical load it will only get worse. I wish I had known that before I let a bunch of things get out of control.|
I totally agree! It is so important to clean up your home environment and diet as much as possible, and avoid as many other things as possible. It can get soooo bad if you ignore it (and sometimes even if you don't). I've known people who are homeless because of it. We were briefly, but it didn't last long (thanks to dh!!).
I don't know where you live, but if there's an environmental medicine dr. in your (greater) area, it's worth it to go see them. They can help you figure out what to avoid and how to do that, sometimes they can help you "recover", and they can test for and treat other problems that may be contributing (like candida). I know there's a website to help you find one in your area, but I can't remember it right now.
If you have any questions, please ask. It's hard to think of all the info you might need, but if you ask specifics, I can probably answer most questions (and I bet others can answer, too).