After my celiac diagnosis, when my symptoms began escalating, I started to feel sick after being around certain smells.
I still remember the night I used hairspray after not using if for awhile (because at that time, I was leaving the house less and less), and then went to a friends birthday. By the time I got there, I felt drunk. And not in a good way (also, I hadn’t had a sip of alcohol). I felt dizzy, I had a headache, I broke out in a red blotchy rash which I sometimes got when I drank alcohol. And I felt drunk.
After that, I became more and more sensitive to smells.
At first, I had no idea why all of a sudden, I would have a headache, a rash, feel dizzy and need to take a nap. Read the rest of this post »