Environmental Related Articles

When it comes to the most essential things for our survival, air and water are at top of the list. Without air you cannot survive for more than 3 minutes and without water, we couldn’t live for more than 3 days to 5 days (depending on the research). Our environment has a lot to do with what affects our body. In the opinion of the experts that specialize in environmental factors, the most important element for our bodies is the ingestion of clean and filtered water. But, what is the actual definition of “clean water”? Clean water is water suitable for drinking and that is free of pathogens, but clean water isn’t what we really need. We need “safe water”. No one realizes how many times a day we are ingesting unsafe water, as well as showering in water that is loaded with chlorine, pharmaceuticals, fluoride, VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds) and many other toxic substances. Everything that we drink such as; coffee, tea, soda, juice and all other soft drinks are all made with water. It is almost impossible to avoid all these toxins, but we can take proper precautions.

7 Dangers of using a Sauna

Dr. Group

by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM
Last Updated on 

Sauna therapy has been used for hundreds of years in Scandinavia and is thought to be a health-promoting activity. Research has linked it to many health benefits, especially

By | 2018-08-23T16:39:55+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Environmental Topics, Physical Topics|

Antiperspirant Safety: Should You Sweat It?

Most antiperspirant worries center on the active ingredient — an aluminum-based compound that temporarily plugs the sweat ducts and prevents you from perspiring.

Typically, antiperspirants are coupled with a deodorant, which contains the pleasant scent that stops you from stinking. They may also contain a number of

By | 2016-12-14T16:24:38+00:00 October 11th, 2015|All Articles, Environmental Topics|

Environmental PFOA, PTFE and PFOS

PFOA, PTFE, PFOS Can Lead to Thyroid, Heart, Liver and Immune System Disorders
By: Gloria Gilbère, DAHom, PhD

There are three chemicals which have finally caught the attention of medical researchers and public health officials— Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, aka C8), polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and perfluorooctane sulfonate

By | 2016-12-14T22:58:10+00:00 October 11th, 2015|All Articles, Environmental Topics, Physical Topics|