Thyroid imbalance- are you affected?

Thyroid imbalance- are you affected?

How do you feel after a full night’s sleep? Does fatigue drag you down day after day? Or, are you experiencing a racy feeling and higher than usual level of anxiety or nervousness throughout the day? Do you have restless nights or problems getting to sleep? If you do, this suggests a thyroid imbalance. About…

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EMFs- what can be done?

EMFs- what can be done?

Why do “heavy metals” worsen the effect of external EMFs? Researchers have discovered that microorganisms tend to take hold in body areas harbouring the highest toxic metal load. Due to environmental exposure, diet, lifestyle, and existing genetic conditions, on average we are accumulating more metals in our bodies than ever before. In a health context,…

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Toxicity Q&As – A reality check

Toxicity Q&As – A reality check

There are two kinds of toxins: internally-sourced (endogenous) and externally-sourced (exogenous). Internal or endogenous, toxins are byproducts from bodily functions such as metabolism, examples of which are uric acid, urea, and carbon dioxide. The digestive process is a typical source of excess acidity as a result of an acidic diet. External, or exogenous, toxins enter…

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Toxicity – a phantom disease?

Toxicity – a phantom disease?

Toxicity has become a major health issue. Many diseases are being blamed for ill-health when, in fact, toxicity is really the culprit, eluding most health care professionals as they are not trained to recognize it. The longer toxicity remains unnoticed, the worse the symptoms can become. Although most health care professionals may not fully understand…

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Can you really have “toxic” thoughts?

Can you really have “toxic” thoughts?

In “Who Switched Off My Brain? – Controlling toxic thoughts and emotions”, Dr. Caroline Leaf, describe how positive and negative thoughts and feelings can affect your body. You can address accumulated toxicity directly but what do stress-related emotions, such as negative thoughts and feelings have to do with both increased acidity and toxicity. What can…

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Heavy metals – what are the doctors saying?

Heavy metals – what are the doctors saying?

In recent blogs, we have concentrated on specific health conditions and included direct quotes from doctors and health organizations. A consistent pattern of information from these sources answers a series of fundamental questions. Listed below are the questions, paraphrased quotes, and links to the original blogs: Why are heavy metals and toxicity harmful to health?…

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Body burden – what is it?

In response to the interest in our recent blogs on toxicity, particularly as affecting children, we decided to devote more attention to this topic and look at “body burden.” In our last blog, we made the point that children, with their little bodies, are suffering because they have grown up on a more toxic planet…

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Why children may have more toxicity than their parents

“Because children’s bodies and physiological systems undergo substantial growth and development from conception through adolescence, they are particularly sensitive to chemical interference. As the most vulnerable members of society, children require a higher level of protection.” “Certain physiological differences and vulnerabilities at different stages of development result in a greater uptake of chemicals by children….

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How can I reduce my toxicity?

Your liver is the body’s main protection system against toxicity. If it becomes overwhelmed, it is because it is burdened with toxins – you will definitely be aware of it. As the traditional Chinese saying goes, “You are as happy as your liver”. The EPA estimates that an average American may be carrying 700 or…

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