detoxification what you should know

There’s a lot of talk about how women need to suffer painful fasting and harsh cleanses to purge poisons from their bodies.

That’s not what we advocate because those punishing methods aren’t necessary. They won’t work the way you imagine, and they may even damage your natural detox pathways. The fact is, your body already knows how to detox on its own.

It is a good idea for you to pay more attention to detox. Your detox systems are often overwhelmed by a host of factors, including environment, lifestyle, diet and even genetics. Our experts have seen how toxicity is behind many common symptoms and mysterious ailments, some of them very serious or even debilitating.

When you know what to do and how to do it, you can help your body’s natural detox functions do their job so you have more energy, clearer skin — even a healthier weight.

Providing the right support and raw materials gives your body what it needs to root out damaging toxins and carry them out of your system.

Find out more about effective, natural detox so you can take a big step forward feeling happier and healthier. You’ll find everything you need right here!

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Endocrine disruptors — the hormonal effects of everyday toxins, reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND. Toxic chemicals in the environment can interfere with, and even damage, your hormonal health and overall wellness. Find out which poisons to watch out for and how to minimize the impact of their effects in your body.

5 tips for better daily detox naturally, by Sherri Young, RN, Nurse–Educator. Find out why natural detoxification is better for you than purges and cleanses and learn how to make it easier for your own detox pathways to rid your body of toxins. Each little step you take can make you healthier.

How to detox from caffeine — dependency, withdrawal and feeling good again, reviewed by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. Detoxing from a heavy caffeine habit is hard to do. Take our mini-quiz to see if your life would be better without caffeine, and get excellent tips for getting caffeine out of your life.

Getting it all out: help your body detoxify. Detoxification means many things to many people, but at Women's Health Network we advocate natural detox that works with the body’s detox system.

Green household cleaning chemicals. One way to detoxify your household is to use natural non-toxic green household cleaners. Women's Health Network offers recipes for safe alternatives to household chemicals.

Lymphoma and lymphedema: What you need to know. Hearing there’s a problem with your lymphatic system can be confusing—here’s more about what lymphedema and lymphoma are and what the difference is.


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