Principle Sources of Toxicity

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  • Environmental toxins/Airborne pollutants; heavy metals, smoke, pollution, gas fumes, etc.
  • Food and drink: poisons, additives, the processing of the foods, chemicalized water, etc.
  • Micro-organisms; bacteria, viruses, parasites, mold, etc. and their toxic waste materials.
  • The chemical structures of pharmaceutical drugs and some recreational drugs.
  • Endotoxins; the digestion of food, drink and the waste that’s created by metabolism. Oxidation and free radicals.
  • Poor hygienic lifestyle
  • Stress overload; physical, mental, and emotional; relationship, health or financial
  • Mercury based dental amalgams
  • Mercury in seafood and the poisons of shellfish
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Insecticides in the living quarters
  • Chemical solvents
  • Emotional trauma as in the death of a family member or close friend, a failed relationship, etc.
  • Insect and animal bites
  • Taking the incorrect medications or medications that have been over-prescribed
  • Polluted water swimming and bathing
  • Toxic paint and inks; either breathing it in or on one’s body
  • Alcohol
  • Insomnia

The information on this handout is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For more information pertaining to your personal needs, please see a qualified health practitioner.

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