We live in a toxic world. Microplastics are being found in the fish we eat, pesticides are being applied indiscriminately, and our drinking water seems to be contaminated with an endless number of chemicals and heavy metals. Many of these toxins are known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals. When most people think of toxins, however, the endocrine…
If you’ve ever spent time reading about allergies, you might have come across people talking about Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). People with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome often struggle just to obtain a diagnosis – due to the complexity of the disease and the lack of awareness within the mainstream medical community, patients can go months, if not several years, without relief for their illness.
More and more we are discovering toxins in many household products and building materials. So, if you think your home is toxin-free, think again. A recently published study suggests that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) – well-known neurotoxins and carcinogens – may be lurking in the place you’d least expect: your kitchen cabinets.
LaCroix is a zero-calorie fizzy water that claims to be all natural and has earned a cult-like status among millennials in recent years. This ever-so-slightly flavored water has been around for over 30 years but recently became more than a household favorite.
Add multiple chemical sensitivity to the long list of chronic diseases that have been written off as psychosomatic for far too long. Chronic diseases are inherently complex and confusing for patients and doctors alike.
I believe environmental toxicity is one of the biggest contributors to the rise in chronic illness today. And yet, because doctors don’t really learn about chronic toxic burden in medical school, it’s now become somewhat of an elephant in the room.
We’ve come a long way in our understanding chronic inflammatory response syndrome, also known as CIRS. Though we still have more to understand, living with mold toxicity and CIRS is no longer without solutions. I have some great tips for surviving and thriving after a mold exposure.
Juice me up! Fresh pressed juices are not only delicious, they are also highly concentrated in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients which act as powerful antioxidants.
Mast cells are an important part of your immune system, without them you would never heal from an injury. However, there is a condition where they become overactive and cause serious problems in the body – this condition is called mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS).
When most people think of tryptophan, they think of the Thanksgiving myth we’ve been told about why we get sleepy after eating turkey.
We need to reduce our toxic burden wherever possible, support our body’s natural detox pathways, and incorporate detox binders into our health routine.
Infrared saunas have numerous health benefits including helping your body rid itself of toxins, reduce inflammation, and increase blood flow.
Don’t put anything on your skin you wouldn’t eat! Avoid mainstream consumer skin care, cosmetics and personal care products, period! Need soap? Try natural brands like Dr Bronner’s, Mrs. Meyers, Watkins or Nubain Heritage. Don’t eat foods made with chemicals you can’t pronounce. Read the ingredients labels. If the list of ingredients is too long…
Lifestyle Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer. There are several other things you can do for yourself, not only to prevent cancer, but to make sure you have the best chance of recovery if you do get it. It’s especially important to recognize that you do have power over many factors that could cause…
Here are some more tips, this time we are focussing on making sure you have Non-Toxic Home, below are the 12 steps to having one. 1. KICK OFF YOUR SHOES The soil around most homes is contaminated with lead, pesticides, lawn chemicals and toxic wood preservatives. In homes where people routinely remove their shoes upon…