. Btw I have tried complete abstinence several times (I approach my health experimentally, so have tried a lot of things) and my illness did not change even one little bit. Too bad, abstinance would be an easy 'treatment' to maintain - and cheap!
Mold water damaged buildings, gluten and other food sensitivities, water (I'm now a big promoter of distilled water) chemical exposures household cleaners (inhaled absorbed through skin) out-gassing from furnishings, for highly urbanized areas air pollution. Just a few things that need to be considered.