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Detoxification

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Overview of Detoxification

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Detoxification

  1. 1. Detoxification Dr Dana Elliott Srither MBBS(S’pore) Grad Dip Family Medicine
  2. 2. Detoxification <ul><li>Benefits of Detox </li></ul><ul><li>Does your Body Need Detox </li></ul><ul><li>Precautions before Starting Detox </li></ul><ul><li>Sensation during Detox </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of Detox </li></ul><ul><li>Forms of Detox </li></ul>
  3. 3. Benefits of Detoxification <ul><li>Modern diet, with excess animal proteins, fats, caffeine, alcohol and chemicals, inhibit the optimum function of our cells and tissues. </li></ul><ul><li>Most important and longest lasting effect is reduction of stress on immune system and greater mental clarity. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Benefits of Detoxification <ul><li>Other benefits include increased vitality, reduced blood pressure and cholesterol, improved assimilation of vitamins and minerals. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain normal function and integrity of intestinal flora </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the natural ability of the body to resist infections, allergies and skin disorders </li></ul>
  5. 5. Does your Body Need Detoxification <ul><li>Loading Theory of Toxicity – cumulative load of multiple poisons creates an illness. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone has a specific level of tolerance that cannot be exceeded if good health is to be maintained. </li></ul><ul><li>If the amount of toxins within the body stays below that level, the body can adapt and rid of itself of these </li></ul>
  6. 6. Does your Body Need Detoxification <ul><li>You don’t suddenly get sick – it takes a long time for the body to break down. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Precautions before Starting Detox <ul><li>Not appropriate for those </li></ul><ul><li>underweight </li></ul><ul><li>physically weak </li></ul><ul><li>hypothyroid </li></ul><ul><li>Hypoglycemic </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnant or nursing </li></ul>
  8. 8. Precautions before Starting Detox <ul><li>Maybe ok for those with </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Post-surgery </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sensation during Detox <ul><li>Early </li></ul><ul><li>Headache </li></ul><ul><li>Furred Tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Skin Spotty </li></ul><ul><li>Weeks Later </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Skin </li></ul><ul><li>Eyes Clear </li></ul><ul><li>Brain Sharper </li></ul><ul><li>Digestion Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Energy levels high </li></ul>
  10. 10. Fundamentals of Detox <ul><li>Use Only Organically Raised Foods </li></ul><ul><li>Get the Poisons Off Your Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Household Free of Toxic Chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Breathe Clean Air </li></ul><ul><li>Filter Your Water </li></ul>
  11. 11. Forms of Detox <ul><li>3 Most Common Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Water Fasting </li></ul><ul><li>Juice Fasting </li></ul><ul><li>Diet </li></ul>
  12. 12. Fundamentals of Fasting <ul><li>Results depend upon the health of the individual and length of the fast. </li></ul><ul><li>Body continues natural process of excreting stored toxins, while the intake of new toxins is decreased. </li></ul><ul><li>Immune system’s workload is greatly reduced </li></ul><ul><li>Digestive tract is spared the constant inflammation due to allergic reactions </li></ul>
  13. 13. Fundamentals of Fasting <ul><li>With lowering of blood fats, the thinner blood affords increased oxygenation of tissues and enhanced delivery of immune cells throughout body </li></ul><ul><li>Less energy directed at food digestion, thus greater reserves of energy and nutrients for use by systems of self-regulation. </li></ul><ul><li>Metabolism of fat releases fat-stored chemicals (pesticide,drugs) into blood for better eliminatory capabilities. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Fundamentals of Fasting <ul><li>Body dissolve old nonessential tissues, while recycling their important nutrients for new cell production leads to broadly enhanced physiological function. </li></ul><ul><li>Persons’ awareness and sensitivity to diet and surroundings elevated. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Water Fasting <ul><li>Consuming only filtered water or herbal tea, with zero caloric intake. </li></ul><ul><li>Best method of detoxification </li></ul><ul><li>Be done only under guidance of healthcare practitioner. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Juice Fasting <ul><li>Stimulate immune system </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Help diagnose food allergies </li></ul><ul><li>Good for those with nausea and digestive problems </li></ul>
  17. 17. Diets <ul><li>Start with lower calorie content foods than your normal meals </li></ul><ul><li>Rest without strenous activities to allow all available energy to focus on cleansing and repairing processes </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with less frequent sessions, and when sensations subside, space them more frequent </li></ul>
  18. 18. More Details <ul><li>www.mydoctor4.me </li></ul>

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