The word "detoxification" (or detox) may bring up thoughts of juice fasts, hunger or extreme diets, and frequent no.2 trips to the bathroom!
I think we can agree that there are many misunderstandings and confusion around what detoxification actually is.
The goal of an effective medical detoxification is to help improve your body’s natural ability to remove harmful toxins from the body, and reduce the body’s toxic burden. This involves strengthening your detox organs (primarily the liver and kidneys) and clearing out your elimination pathways.
Unless we live in a bubble, our environment and food sources expose us to a variety of toxins on the daily (ie. hormones, pesticides, heavy metals, etc.). Toxins that accumulate in the body over time can cause harmful effects to your immune system, brain, hormonal system, metabolism, and your physical and emotional wellbeing, and can even lead to chronic health concerns.
Do I need a Detox?
- Feeling sluggish or fatigued
- Feeling "run-down" & unwell
- Mental fogginess
- Bloating & gassy
- Eczema, acne or other skin concerns
- Frequent headaches
- Joint or muscle pains
- Difficulty losing weight
- Increased sensitivity to alcohol or smells
(ie. perfumes, fumes, cleaners, air fresheners)
- Long standing health concerns
Take our "Detox Questionnaire" to see
if you are toxic!
If you answered YES to any of the symptoms on the left, you would probably benefit from a detoxification!
These symptoms may be a sign that your body’s natural detoxification pathways are stressed and overburdened, and in need of some help with “spring cleaning”.
Dr. Freda Tam, ND’s detoxification program can help optimize your body’s innate detoxification processes, and build a firm foundation for a healthier future.
Learn how to detox in a way that is safe, effective, and personalized to your health needs.
Contact us to find out how we can help!