Health Articles — Toxins

The immune system needs a super hero!!!

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    The immune system needs a super hero!!! As a Naturopath, I am always asked, "how can I boost my immune system?" My answer is always the same: Let's start by improving your gut health!!! Our gut is home to about 38 TRILLION microbes, that's more trillions than the United States national debt.  The gut contains 150 times more DNA than we have in our whole body.  It's just a little bit important and yet we constantly think "she'll be right" and throw more junk at it.  Then we wonder why we get sick. Our body has a mutually...

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Heavy Metal Toxicity

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  Heavy Metal Toxicity Feeling tired, rundown, depressed?  It could be heavy metal overload in the body. The liver is one of the body’s elimination organs.  It plays a vital role in removing toxins out of the blood. If the liver isn’t functioning effectively then it will struggle to detox. Toxins such as heavy metals can accumulate in the soft tissue of the body and cause a number of signs and symptoms. Some heavy metals have been connected to depression such as mercury (amalgam fillings), lead (old paint), cadmium (smoking).  There are many research papers linking heavy metal toxicity to depression. If...

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation Are you ready to transform your health and achieve the success you've been longing for? I'm here to guide you through the journey and help you reach your goals. Hi, I'm Melissa Callaghan, a Bachelor qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist specialising in reducing metabolic inflammation that leads to heart disease and diabetes as well as improving gut health, mental health, and balancing hormones. At my clinic, Pinnacle Naturopathy, we have helped numerous patients overcome their health challenges and regain control of their lives. Today, I want to share with you...

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Toxins and detox

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Toxins and detox Your body is exposed to toxins on a daily basis both internally (from inside your body) and externally (from outside your body).Internal toxins may include an imbalance in gut bacteria allowing the bad bacteria to dominate, yeast, viruses, stress, anxiety and even the negative thoughts associated with life can have an effect. External toxins come from the environment we live in.Some sources of toxins include:FoodSome major exposures are from food, in particular processed food which is full of chemicals, additives & pesticides. Some signs you may see to indicate toxicity include poor digestive health, food...

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5 Reasons why I always feel sick

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