The average person is exposed to more than 700,000 toxins daily, and some experts actually place that number over two million.

The average person is exposed to more than 700,000 toxins daily, and some experts actually place that number over two million.

Your body has a variety of ways to purge toxins from your system, but it was never designed to handle the surge of chemicals you experience today. Some chemicals don’t leave your body for decades! This places a huge toxic burden on your system, putting further strain on your overall health, as well as causing brain toxicity.

There’s no doubt that there’s too much toxicity that we’re exposed to in today’s world. Too many things that our bodies are trying to protect us from – and it takes more than one thing usually.

Despite popular belief, approaches like doing gluten-free diets are not the treatment. There’s a prerequisite to the treatment – and a constant exercise after everything else we do.

It’s detoxification. The good news is that if you know where to look, you can lower that toxic body burden, reduce your risk of developing an autoimmune condition, and reduce toxicity in your brain, gut, and throughout your body.

There are an overwhelming amount of toxins you are exposed to, on a daily basis, that actually accumulate in your body, putting undue strain on your immune system and ruining functionality on many levels. So you cannot slack. Detoxification must be ongoing and consistent.

And, while your skull does provide some serious protection and tries to keep the bad stuff out of your brain, it is not impervious to brain toxicity.

A leaky gut and leaky brain can cause systemic problems leading to a cascade of events. And while studies show that your brain does detox during sleep, some toxins can stick around for decades without being drained out.

Here are some common symptoms indicating you might have toxicity in your brain.

  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Brain Fog
  • Inability to Focus
  • Headaches
  • Numbness or Tingling in Limbs
  • Nausea
  • Memory Loss
  • Poor Balance
  • Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Lower Threshold for Temper Control

Brain toxicity happens through cumulative exposure to an assortment of toxins. It can cause problems in memory, cognitive function, and mood, as well as give you brain fog.

Cleaners, for instance, are notorious for containing multiple toxins and are responsible for many calls to poison control every year. But you don’t have to accidentally ingest it or have an overdose for your body to have a reaction.

Many people are unaware that their bodies are spewing out antibodies for these toxins unless there is an obvious reaction, such as skin sensitivity. But if you clean up your cleaners, you will eliminate toxins throughout your house.

My best-selling book The Autoimmune Fix (with over 300 5-star reviews!) is loaded with easy DIY formulas that will change the way you clean your home. They only take a minute to make, are inexpensive to create, and protect you from brain toxicity.

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