Elements like lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic are all naturally occurring elements that are known for being particularly heavy and highly toxic to humans. Unfortunately, these elements are also used in many industries like construction, electronic devices and agriculture. While
For this month of our summer, 2019 Thyroid Healing Series, we’re examining the detrimental effects that toxic heavy metals have on our health. Thyroid health and proper endocrine function in general are not possible without first giving the body a
Lymphatic Exercises: Yoga & Qigong (pronounced Chee-Gong) Terrain Wellness 3-3-3 Lymph Exercises As discussed previously, lymph vessels require active movement of the body to effectively do their jobs. It is very important that our lymph is moved from the extremities
Heavy Metals & Thyroid Function Heavy metals are highly toxic elements that are both poisonous and hard for the body to eliminate. These substances are particularly damaging to the thyroid gland and can have harmful effects many years after exposure.
This article is part of our ongoing series on thyroid health. What are heavy metals? “Toxic heavy metals” refer to dense metals and metalloids on the periodic table that are poisonous to humans and animals. The term “heavy metals” has
90-Day Thyroid Rehab: Dry Skin Brushing During this first month of the 90-day thyroid rehab, we are concentrating on supporting the organs of elimination including the liver, digestive tract and the lymphatic system. This week, Dr. Vy and myself (Dr.
Liver & Lymphatic Tea Recipe: Ingredients: 1 part dandelion root (roasted for better flavor) 1 part burdock root 1 part milk thistle seed ½ part ginger root ¼-½ part licorice root We’ve used the term “parts” in this recipe so
Herbs For Liver & Lymphatic Support: Most of the liver-specific herbs in acupuncture/Chinese-Medicine are used as foods/seasonings and are known to have a bitter taste that is stimulating to the liver and bile production. Since these herbs and plants are
Downloadable PDF of Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe. Vegan Spinach & Artichoke Dip This Tasty Recipe Was Inspired by Foods That Support a Healthy Liver This recipe was inspired by Minimalistbaker.com, a Portland local food blogger. FYI, we tweaked some
Liver, Lymphatics & Gut Function (and why it matters) The liver and the gut are two primary systems responsible for eliminating waste products and toxins from the body (detoxification) processes in your body. The lungs and integument (skin) also eliminate