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Chemical Phobia

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mat12

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I have a phobia of chemicals, even household cleaners that aren't natural. I get freaked out reading all the warnings and health dangers that are listed on the bottles and get freaked out when I get normal irritation from them like when the fumes make you cough, irritate your eyes, or give you a headache. It is annoying because it is hard to avoid them, especially during covid and I feel like people are overusing them these days. I feel like my symptoms mean I get poisoned and I freak out. Anyone else deal with this?
 
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I have a phobia of chemicals, even household cleaners that aren't natural. I get freaked out reading all the warnings and health dangers that are listed on the bottles and get freaked out when I get normal irritation from them like when the fumes make you cough, irritate your eyes, or give you a headache. It is annoying because it is hard to avoid them, especially during covid and I feel like people are overusing them these days. I feel like my symptoms mean I get poisoned and I freak out. Anyone else deal with this?
u might just have allergies to the scented ones. u can get unscented. or just clean with plain vinegar. otherwise fumes are not that big a deal. just dont mix bleach and vinegar together. and dont overuse bleach. open a window.
 

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