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Detoxing through nutrition

Posted by @ctupton in Mental Health, Jul 11, 2011

to loss weight, have more energy, clear skin, stop brain fog, not be obese anymore, feel younger, stop knee pain, stop fibromyalgia fatigue

Tags: preventive medicine, mental health, Skin Conditions, sleep problems, fatty liver, obese, lose weight

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budlight

Posted by @budlight, Jul 12, 2011

Is this an advert? or a question? or....

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 12, 2011

not an ad-- I am just trying to see what other people do about detoxing. I have fibromyalgia and was told to drink lots of water, etc. I am not into short term cleanses but would like to know if others eat or drink certain things to "detox" and get rid of toxins, especially held in fat cells. Chris

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budlight

Posted by @budlight, Jul 12, 2011

Ah thats better, I've had a look around to see what I can find out. Here is the page that Mayo has on alternatives. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fibromyalgia/DS00079/DSECTION=alternative-medicine

In my opinion and from personal experiance; massage therapy releases the toxins in the fat cells, if a person was to have an intensive massage the toxins are released and the immediate effects are a little negative but in the long term could be beneficial to you.

Hope this is helpful Chris.

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ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 12, 2011

I just started getting massages. Should I tell here to do anything special to get the toxins out? She always gives me a bottle of water to drink on the way home for the reasons you say. thanks!

nidhi

Posted by @nidhi, Jul 13, 2011

I'd like to add that keep a critical eye out for negative impact of any new treatment. I had signed-up for a spa treatment package &realized that the steam treatment was unsuitable for my skin &heart. Needed to submit a doctor's letter to cancel the package deal!

It's only recently that I've been diagnosed with Crohns colitis...at that time I only have occasional palpitations & issues tolerating cold.

Having a nutritious diet is always helpful but do check with your doctor before embarking on any drastic diet plan...massages sound harmless & relaxing...enjoy!

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 25, 2011

Definitely good advice! I would not have thought of a spa treatment as dangerous. Were you sitting in a steam room? Chris

nidhi

Posted by @nidhi, Jul 25, 2011

Yes, 10min in the steam room & I felt faint headed! I rested for about 10 min but didn't feel better ...they only said that it happens when people are with an empty stomach...but guess what I had eaten earlier.

Some are not trained to watch out for health problems...

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 27, 2011

Thanks for the warning. I have not been in the steam room for several years. Be careful! thanks, Chris

budlight

Posted by @budlight, Jul 13, 2011

Hey Chris, that I don' t know. It would be a good question to ask your therapist. They might do some research for you if they don't know. I tried to find some more information on this but the internet seems a bit gray on it today. This was the most informative article I could find on Toxins released from fat cells. Its not too clear but it might give you a better understanding of how this toxin release works;

http://www.treatmentmassage.com/understanding-your-body/toxin-release.html

Chris (I'm also Chris)

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 25, 2011

Chris, Thanks so much for the article. I will read it and try to get back to you. Chris

budlight

Posted by @budlight, Jul 26, 2011

Ok would be interested to know how it goes, thanks Chris.

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 25, 2011

chris, OK. I read the article. I had not heard of a "treatment massage" before. the physical therapist did some massage on my muscles before. But I never heard of a massage place that focused on treatments of many ailments, including why to drink water after a massage. I am on the East coast, so that place is not anywhere near me. I will pursue that line of treatment. Again, thanks! Christine

rainglogirl

Posted by @rainglogirl, Jul 29, 2011

Most massage therapist know how to perform lymphatic drain, applying pressure in a certain way during massage and I think in a certain sequence, which helps expell toxins trapped in your body. The lymphatic system carries away waste to eliminative organs but there is no "pump" as exists in the circulatory system. That is why things liek exercise and massage are important because helps "move" the lymph (and toxins) especially from lower extremities. Massage does help. Drinking water after a massage enhances the process by helping the body eliminate the toxins (thru the kidneys & urine). Jogging lightly on a trampoline can help the body elimiante toxins as well as improve circulation. I purchased a mini trampoline from Al Carter in Utah and have never regreetted as it is sturdy and was one of the first that came with a stabilizer bar (so I don't fall down!), and helps a great deal. I am not an agent of that business, just a customer. I am also not a massage therapist, just a grafeful client.

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 30, 2011

Thank you for giving me this information. Try just rubbing your hand along the inside of the other arm. I think that gets the lymphatic system working, too. Just gentle pressure. When I do that my sinuses start draining! thanks about the trampoline info. Do you know if jogging on that better for lymph drainage than just walking? chris

janechaz11

Posted by @janechaz11, Aug 4, 2011

I believe it is the "pounding" that helps the drainage.

blocke505

Posted by @blocke505, Oct 30, 2011

I don't know much but my doctor said if your body or liver are plugged up with toxins, the cleansing mixtures on the market may actually kill you instead of cleaning you out. She pointed out that most are not FDA approved and some a slightly poisonous.

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colleengrace

Posted by @colleengrace, Jul 25, 2011

Hello 🙂 I had all the same symptoms as you are describing and almost felt depressed. I went to see many different kinds of doctors and finally my naturopathic doctor recommended I try the 'Body Ecology Diet'. I have been on it for 2 months and am completely symptom free and lost 10 pounds of fat! I feel like a brand new person. I highly recommend you read up on it and ask your health care provider if it is right for you. Cheers!

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 25, 2011

I have to ask if your message is an advertisement of any sort? do you get any compensation at all from this Body Ecology Diet? I have followed so many miracle diets and then finally they start asking for money.. Chris

ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jul 25, 2011

I looked up the website for the 'Body Ecology diet.' Did you have to pay to get the diet? Thanks, Chris(Christine)

jlacek

Posted by @jlacek, Aug 1, 2011

I started eating mostly vegan. With a lot more whole foods and veggies. It has seemed to help with my Lupus symptoms. It is not for everyone, but it seems to help me. Cutting out dairy and some meats definitely seems to help with inflammation.

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naturelover

Posted by @naturelover, Aug 1, 2011

Im very interested in a meatless diet...not without dairy. I cut out red meat several months ago but still eat chicken and fish and pasta and vegees. I would love to hear some idea's on easy lunches and dinners that dont require alot of time, are easy to
transport to work, and are healthy but eliminate meat altoghether.

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garyinca

Posted by @garyinca, Apr 6, 2012

your kitty looks like mine! - a huge boy named martin with nose and ears that glow pink when hes warm!
I like canned sockeye wild salmon from alaska in cans. its got some skin and bones in it so i feed those to kitty after rinsing out the salt. Alaska salmon has way less mercury in it than most. eat 2-3 cans a week and watch your skin glow

phinze

Posted by @phinze, Nov 13, 2011

A few years ago, my friend told me about the Hallelujah Diet. It is a strict vegan diet. It's not for everyone, but I believe it has helped me.

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ctupton

Posted by @ctupton, Jan 7, 2012

I learn most health/nutrition info or resources to find info from sparkpeople.com.
I find it a wonderful resource. Chris

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