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Toxic Metals – Could they be why you are sick?

Toxic metals are ubiquitous – they are in ‘silver’ tooth fillings (mercury), Venetian blinds and Christmas light cords (lead), children’s toys/jewelry (cadmium/lead), food (mercury, arsenic, cadmium), tobacco (arsenic, cadmium, thallium) and some drinking water (arsenic). These metals and others can accumulate in the body and exert toxic effects while using up valuable antioxidants. Some of the symptoms and diseases associated with toxic metals include: Continue reading

Toxic Beauty, the Ugly Truth Behind Beauty Products

Most people recognize beauty in the signs of health: glowing skin, glossy full hair, a vibrant gleam in the eye. The whole point of cosmetic products such as moisturizer, mascara, facial cleanser, nail polish, lip stick, shampoo, styling gels, etc. is to enhance the beauty that is already there. What if these products were robbing you of health? Could they still be considered ‘beauty products’? What if you knew that these enhancements could injure your health or the health of your unborn children? Continue reading

Why we ask our patients NOT to wear perfume

Toxicity

Perfume is created by blends of chemicals, which are listed as ‘fragrance’. Fragrance is an unregulated term that could indicate numerous toxic substances such as phthalates (plasticizers), solvents, allergens, and hormone disrupters. Reducing exposures to toxic chemicals may help reduce risk of cancer, autoimmune diseases, and other chronic diseases. Continue reading

Toxic Mercury and Lead

Toxic metals are ubiquitous – they are in ‘silver’ tooth fillings (mercury), venetian blinds and Christmas light cords (lead), children’s toys/jewelry (cadmium/lead), food (mercury, arsenic, cadmium), tobacco (arsenic, cadmium, thallium) and some drinking water (arsenic). These metals and others can accumulate in the body and exert toxic effects while using up valuable antioxidants. Some of the symptoms and diseases associated with toxic metals include: Continue reading