I have the same problem! You are not alone!
I notice that if I eat jell-o or even vitamins/meds that contain gelatin I don't feel well. Same reaction with the headache, joint pain, puffy eyes, and sleeping problems. Also, my lymph nodes seem swollen my underarms heart and groin...People keep telling me I'm crazy and its "impossible" nope...anything's possible. You're not alone trust me.
I self-ddiagnosed myself as having celiac disease. Why, because I could be a text book case for Celiacs. I have almost every syptom of the disease or did have untill I quit wheat. Only been gluten free since March 19 2012, but have seen such big improvements since then. My mental capacities suffered so bad I thought I was gooing crazy. After being gluten free, all the mental confusion, mmemory loss, brain fog has gone away. Proud to be gluten free.
I know what you mean! I've been in the same place! I started the gluten free process in Jan...but gluten is in sooooooo much I really haven't been entirely gluten free for very long and keep accidentally eating it and finding out later...lol. Good job! Isn't it wonderful? Do you think you'll get tested? I've been a little frusturated lately because I am so sensitive to it I can't even have food cooked on the same pans :'( Which I thought was insane till I went and tried and now I feel 100% better! I feel like bubble girl! :'( So now I'm going to put myself through hell by eating gluten for my doc apt next wed...not excited but need to show them what happens... Thanx for sharing Im glad I'm not the only one!
I know a few people who have become immune to the lactaid pill, but have found great constant relief from something called Digestive Advantage Lactose Defense Formula. I am lactose intolerant as well and found these work nicely and are much more convenient.My friend suffers from sever lactose intolerant and he swears by it!
Hope this helps! I attached a link to show you what it looks like: