Almost all the above examples we would use or be exposed to without a second thought each day, however, we are putting our bodies into toxic overload. People suffering from fibromyalgia detoxing chemicals from the body. We can help reduce these symptoms by making conscious choices about the products we buy and use. Research natural alternatives that are scent free and have a smaller amounts of ingredients in.
Furthermore, when choosing new products, be aware of Formaldehyde, a carcinogenic chemical found in new car smell, new clothing, carpets and body products.
Overstimulation can have a wide range of effects on the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS), which is responsible for thousands of automatic processes your body does every day from passing wind to regulating blood pressure. Damage to the ANS can cause medical conditions known as Dysautonomias. It can also cause a delay to stress responses. You may find yourself with unexplained anxiety symptoms a couple of days after being exposed to the offending toxins. You may also be being treated for an anxiety disorder when it could be an environment toxin!
Not every product may trigger you. It’s a good idea to eliminate one product at a time. Keep a diary of how you feel and which symptoms you may be experiencing and when and then match it to the potential offending products.