about Environmental Medicine & Detox CONSIDERATIONS
In the last 50 years our population has had tremendous exposure to chemical pollutants. Scientific examination of our food, water, soil, and air has uncovered hundreds of chemicals. Chemical exposure on our body has contributed to increasing incidence of allergies, sensitivities and even organ and body toxicity which can lead serious illnesses.
What is Environmental Medicine?
Environmental Medicine deals with chronic health problems linked with various environmental factors. Symptoms vary in number and severity depending on the frequency and amount of chemical exposure to the body. Once the body has reached its critical environmental exposure and begins the tipping process, vitality gets compromised sickness becomes the issue.
Why is a Detox Recommended for Environmental Toxins?
Environmental chemical sensitivities affect many organs, the central nervous system is the most sensitive system in the body to chemicals. The common symptoms experienced by chemically toxic patients are headache, fatigue, poor concentration, decreased short-term memory, distractibility, mood swings, irritability, and/or depression. Other systems may be involved such as the gastrointestinal system, musculoskeletal system, the genitourinary system and the upper respiratory system. Symptoms may be prolonged, even after removal of the chemicals from the body.
Environmental Medicine & Detox
If you are experiencing symptoms that traditional medicine can’t explain, have an environmental scan done on your body. Treatment for environmental exposure consists of many levels, some of which include environmental controls, dietary changes, nutritional supplements, correction of hormonal or metabolic deficiencies, heavy metal detoxification and immunotherapy.
Your health is your wealth, take the time to find the cause of your ailments. Your health journey may just lead you to Environmental Medicine and consider starting a DETOX!
I love what I do. And even more, I love helping my patients rock their detox so that they can get healthy too. If you’re ready to rock your detox, then let’s start with a free 15 minute detox conversation, book online now.
Yours in Health,
Dr. Elias ND
Dr. Elias Markou, ND
The Detox Coach
Dr. Markou, ND wants you to rethink detox, so you can unclog your mind, body and spirit the natural way. He’s a firefighter turned certified Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) and a Registered Acupuncturist (R Acu.). Since graduating from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2003, his passion has been helping others get their health back with natural medicine, alternative therapies and detoxification. In 2008, he conceptualized and founded pureBalance Wellness in Mississauga, Ontario, and in 2014 became the Medical Director of Cyto-Matrix, a Canadian natural health products company. He is also an International Speaker, runs corporate wellness programs and is the Chief Naturopathic Medical Officer of the Halton Hills Fire Department. The son of two once-famous restaurateurs, you can often find him whipping up a zesty guacamole for his family when he’s not sharing practical tips for natural health and preventative wellness online and on stage.