Industrialized society has exposed us to thousands of toxins. Some are known to be harmful, while the effects of others are unknown. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself. Read on to learn how to decrease your exposure to toxins and increase your detoxification capacity.
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Toxins from our environment are ubiquitous and almost impossible to avoid. If you are taking steps to limit your exposure, should you be worried about the low levels that are still undoubtedly in your system? The answer is: it depends. Read on to find out how the traditional view of toxicity is outdated, what factors influence one’s susceptibility to a toxin, and what else you can do to decrease your body’s toxic burden.
If you’ve been listening to my podcast for a while or following my email list, you’ll know that the topic of chronic inflammatory response syndrome, or CIRS, is of great interest to me both professionally and personally. Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker is one of the pioneers in the field of low-dose biotoxin exposure, and today we discuss a new type of genomic testing that may quite dramatically improve our ability to diagnose CIRS and get a lot more specific about how to treat it. This could be a major breakthrough for anyone dealing with a mysterious undiagnosed chronic disease—not only chronic inflammatory response syndrome, but also post-Lyme syndrome, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
The media is sounding the alarm about Zika virus, but the environmental toxins that we’re exposed to on a daily basis are a much bigger threat to our health—and our children’s health. Learn 3 ways that you can protect yourself and your family.
Learn how environmental professionals detect problems and improve the health of built environments. Mike Schrantz will discuss myths and truths about common mold tests, and where to start if your house needs testing.
Recent research suggests that kids may be more sensitive to mercury than adults and that toxic effects may occur at blood levels that are significantly lower than the conventional upper limit. But does that mean kids shouldn’t eat fish at all?