I have been gluten-free for 4 months.My adrenals are also tanking, and I have had a variety of gut/allergy/neurological pain symptoms for as long back as I can remember. Going gluten-free, and giving my adrenals some much needed support has been like a miracle in my life. I have been "glutened" a couple times in the last 4 months by ingesting something I checked into first... and my information was wrong. I had some very specific symptoms that laid me out for 2 days. not fun.
I had never, that I knew of, reacted to anything in the air. I *have* had issues with body care products, and I know there is a whole debate about that too... but I don't really care what others' opinion is on that as I know what happened to me.
Anyho... I went out to a restaurant (olive garden-the gluten den)... I had no food, no drink, I didn't even unwrap the silverware. I sat and talked with friends and hung out.
Then I paid for it for 2 days with my all too familiar symptoms...
It could be a cross reactivity, it could be an airborn issue, I don't know yet. I am not willing to rule it out because someone says science doesn't support that yet.
I know that whether or not this kicks off the whole auto-immune cascade, the symptoms that kick my rear-end for 2 days after I am AROUND it, mean that it isn't worth it to me.