it is important to understand that there is a flow to detoxification
which is the way the body naturally removes waste materials from
the cellular level, channels of elimination, then out of the body.
This flow is similar to the flow of water from a garden hose. If
the hose becomes kinked at any point, the entire flow is stopped.
Similarly, there are five "gates", within the body, where
this flow of detoxification could be inhibited. These are not the
five organs of elimination, but five areas or "gates"
within the body where this natural flow could become obstructed.
The first gate is the colon; the second gate is the lower
back; the third gate is the gallbladder, or what I term
the trash can for the liver; the fourth gate is the liver and the fifth gate is the lymphatic system.
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review the importance of the first gate, the colon. Most
of us, since childhood, have experienced constipation some time
in our life, some without knowing it. This seems to be a common
factor we all seem to be faced with as a result of processed foods,
devoid of fiber and nutrients, we eat in our fast paced society,
even for the person who has always prided themselves in being "regular"
with their one bowel movement a day. This is actually a good example
of constipation which adds to the toxic load of the body. To have
three meals a day and only one bowel movement, indicates sluggishness
in the intestinal tract which leads to autointoxication (self poisoning).
colon not only functions as the garbage dump of the body, but it
prevents dehydration by removing liquid from the intestines, this
is why your stools become hard. The downfall is, if you do not drink
enough water and eat enough fiber, which holds liquid in the colon,
the cells are then bathed in dirty water from the colon to prevent
dehydration, and you become toxic and constipated, leading to a
host of problems. The result of retaining waste material in the
body much longer than it was meant to be, causes many unpleasant
problems similar to the results caused by any sewage system backing
open the flow of detoxification, the first step is to speed the
flow of waste within the colon out of the body as well as building
bowel tone. When you have a lazy colon, the only exercise for rebuilding
a lazy colon, is to move quantities of fiber through the colon,
three times a day. This begins by using enough fiber, drinking enough
water, and taking what ever quantity of herbal bowel stimulants
it takes, on a daily basis, to produce three bowel movements a day.
To wake up a lazy colon, it will be necessary to have three bowel
movements a day, even if you only have one meal a day. You will
find the use of enemas and colonic's to be of great help in speeding
the cleansing and rebuilding of your colon.
second gate that needs to be opened is the lower back. Whenever
a problem exists within the body, there is two way communication
between the effected internal organ and the area of the spine where
nerve flow branches off from the spinal column. When the colon becomes
sluggish, and has buildup on the walls, this two way communication
causes related weakness, tension, pain, and congestion of tissue
in the lower back, resulting in restriction of the nerve flow from
the spinal cord to the colon, further complicating an already congested
colon. This damming off of the colon further reduces the natural
flow of this organ. Therefore, proper colon function will never
resume until this nerve flow is restored by decongesting the tissue
of the lower back, then toning those muscles. Deep tissue massage,
Neural Muscular Massage, Accupressure, Acupuncture and Chiropractic
care may be necessary to accomplish this, but your own stretching
and toning exercises will definitely be necessary on a twice a day
now move on to the third gate that could restrict the flow of detoxification;
the gall bladder. As mentioned before, I often refer to the
gall bladder as the trash can of the liver. This is done in order
to form a clear image of why an overloaded gall bladder could cause
many problems. As a sewage receptacle for the liver, the gall bladder
holds and excretes bile, which is a waste by product the body has
brilliantly converted into an emulsifying agent to assist in the
digestion of fats.
the liver filters out from your blood, toxic metals, chemicals,
hormones and many other waste products, the gall bladder stores
and processes bile and cholesterol. Cholesterol naturally forms
on the arterial wall as a lubricant for circulating blood. In time,
when an excess of cholesterol begins to build up on the arterial
wall, this build up forms a plaque material that begins to peal
and flake. These small flakes of arterial plaque, joins the circulating
blood, it is the liver that must filters it out.
the years, the average adult gall bladder begins to build little
balls of this sticky waxy substance eventually becoming "gall
stones." As the gall bladder fills with these cholesterol balls,
the flow of elimination from the liver becomes reduced, congestion
then takes place within the liver. The flow of elimination from
the liver will then be restricted until these cholesterol balls
are removed. This is where the disease process begins because toxins
now begin to spill over into the blood, poisoning the entire body.
This is not a surgical procedure, this is a process commonly referred
to as the "Gall Bladder Flush." It would be in any persons
best interest to closely follow this procedure so as to avoid the
eventual removal of the gall bladder. Once the gall bladder is removed,
one can develop a fatty liver, especially if one continues to eat
a high fatty diet!
fourth gate we need to keep open is the liver. The liver
is the chemistry lab for the entire body producing thousands of
enzymatic functions, and when we allow the liver to load up with
poisonous materials, the important functions of this chemistry lab
are then restricted. The liver is also the filter of the body. When
this filter is clogged with debree, toxins spill over into the blood
and cause autointoxication, leading to flu like symptoms, unclear
thinking, skin eruptions and a host of other problems.
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The importance of doing everything possible to take care of the
liver, can never be over emphasized. When the liver becomes overloaded,
this is when women's breast become painful and develop lumps, and
when fibroids begin to form as well as other reproductive disorders.
This is also when men begin to develop the first signs of prostrate
disorders. When the liver isn't capable of cleansing the blood,
the entire body begins to saturate with toxic waste and begins to
break down! The
liver is a key organ in your body's self-defense system. It changes,
or detoxifies, many harmful substances into forms that your body
can safely eliminate. In today's world of processed foods and pollution,
toxic substances exist almost everywhere from the food and water
you put into your body to the air you breathe. Your body even produces
toxins as it processes and converts substances for elimination.
When the liver is not in peak health it cannot detoxify substances
as rapidly or as completely as it should which results in more toxic
substances circulating in the body. These toxins can be stored in
fatty body tissue and in the brain and central nervous system cell.
Stored toxins may be slowly released into the blood,especially during
weight loss contributing to many chronic illnesses. The symptoms
and signals of toxicity are many. Some of them are as follows; diarrhea,
belching/gas, heartburn, mood swings, depression, fatigue, apathy,
lethargy, hyperactivity, blurred vision, dark circles under eyes,
headaches, faintness, insomnia, shortness of breath, difficulty
breathing, poor memory, confusion, poor concentration, slurred speech,
gagging, frequent need to clear throat, stuffy nose, hay fever,
excessive mucus, acne, body odor, rashes, dry skin, hair loss, excessive
weight, compulsive eating, binge eating/drinking, pain in joints,
arthritis, stiffness, or chest pain. Many people in America today
do suffer to some extent from toxicity. However, nutritional support
is available. With a proper cleansing program the body can clear
itself of unhealthful toxins and restore the liver so that it may
function properly. A cleansing program provides simple, yet specific
dietary guidelines in combination with complete and nutritionally
balanced supplemental support.
the gall bladder is cleared out, the next biggest concern for protecting
the liver, is improving the intestinal flow. As the liver releases
the waste being filtered from the blood, if this material isn't
carried rapidly out through the intestinal tract and eliminated
from the bowel, a certain amount of this poison is drawn back through
the colon wall, and recycled throughout the body, at this point
it is more concentrated. The liver has to work harder to filter
it again. This recycling process, is the body's way of preventing
dehydration. It's quite natural, and will continue on, but we must
stop allowing waste matter to remain in the colon for any longer
than is absolutely necessary in order to prevent the overloading
of the liver. Once these toxins are removed from the body, you will
experience a level of radiant health, clarity of mind, glowing skin,
anti aging, and literally feel like you did at 12 years old!
moving on, I'd like to just remind you of the large quantity of
arterial plaque that is constantly being eliminated from your gall
bladder into the intestinal tract. Do you see now, that by speeding
the intestinal flow and by producing three bowel movements a day,
you will reduce your blood levels of cholesterol, because it will
be eliminated from your body rather than be recycled from the colon,
back into your system.
now, I'd like to share with you what I believe to be a very important
monthly cleansing time for both men and women. Just as women have
their own personal cleansing cycle every month, I believe there's
a special time, every month, that's ideal for everyone to cleanse.
This time is during the full moon. On the day before the full moon,
the day of the full moon, and the day after, the full moon exerts
a magnetic influence on the human body, which triggers the release
of toxic waste materials from the liver into the intestinal tract
for elimination. Part of the waste materials being released from
the liver each full moon, is the toxic metal, copper. Because of
the common use of copper in our plumbing, we probably have for more
of this toxic metal in our bodies than any other humans in history.
Besides this copper excess, I believe we generally have the most
toxic livers in history as well, and I believe the higher levels
of toxic copper, are a major contributing factor.
the many other very disruptive effects of copper toxicity, copper
causes an excitability in the neurotransmitters of the brain causing
agitation, insomnia and anxiety as well as rage. So when the full
moon activates a release of the waste material stored in the liver,
the copper, being a part of this waste, decreases the intestinal
flow, causing a portion of this waste, as well as the copper, to
be drawn back into the body. When the copper is drawn back into
the blood stream, it is then transported into the brain. Copper
has the effect of speeding the activity of the brain. When the speed
of the brain is increased it will often cause the person to experience
nights of insomnia and anxiety. The world feels like it is uncomfortably
moving a little faster and some will find it hard to deal with,
so they become a little agitated, and begin to act, a little "loony."
It's the presence of toxic copper that causes the stir that fills
the jails and emergency rooms during the full moon. During the full
moon is the best time to do a parasite cleanse and the parasites
are also more active.
for many reasons, the best thing to do during the three days of
the full moon, is either follow a three day cleanse, or at least
keep the intestinal tract moving very well.
the tissues of the body become burdened with this toxic material,
we call it "the natural aging process." This is considered
natural, but not because it's a natural process of life, but because
it seems to happen to most everyone over a lifetime.
final gate to keep open is the lymphatic system. When any
of the gates we have already discussed are closed, because of the
clogging effects of waste materials blocking the flow of detoxification,
the lymphatic system becomes excessively saturated with poisons.
The lymphatic system is part of the immune system, it is imperative
to keep you immune system in peak function, especially with the
new super bugs we are faced with today.
the lymphatic's are saturated with acid waste, the tissues and cells
cannot be cleansed. It is important to note that the lymph system
does not have a pump, like our heart pumps our blood, the major
muscles move the lymph, so as you exercise, instead of feeling invigorated
as you should, you feel tired, achy and may even swell with a backing
up of toxic lymphatic fluids. This is an indication that you are
toxic and are in need of cleansing! Lymphatic
Drainage Massage will aid in the elimination of waste
within the Lymphatic System.
real solution should now be logical as well as obvious. That is
to open the five gates that are inhibiting the flow of detoxification,
and completely remove these tissue destroying wastes from the body.
most effective way to stimulate the movement of the lymphatic system
is through Lymphatic Drainage Massage, then dry brush your body
for fifteen minutes daily and jog on a mini trampoline for fifteen
minutes twice a day. You can also incorporate a technique to keep
the flow of detoxification going internally through the largest
organ of the body, the skin. This technique is called sweating.
It can be done numerous ways utilizing our "Infra
Red Spa, taking Detox Spas or baths by using a combination
of certain ingredients that promote sweating and absorb toxins from
the tissues. This is done by adding to your bath water a combination
of powdered ginger, baking soda, Epsom salt or mineral salts. Pour
20 oz. of this mixture into a full tub of very hot water. Next,
lie in the tub for approximately 30 minutes, scrubbing your entire
body every ten minutes while drinking ginger tea and water. When
finishes you will find yourself very refreshed. By doing this twice
a week, you'll be supporting a healthy elimination through the skin,
without imbalancing your electrolytes. The more you can eliminate
through the skin and colon will reduce the burden on the liver.
unlock the five gates of detoxification you will of course need
the "Keys", which we offer here at Complete Health.
I highly suggest you begin this process by calling our office and
setting up a five step detox program which will be explained in
great depth during a consultation.
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IS A HEALING CRISIS? When fasting a person need not go through a healing crisis if the
livers detoxification pathways are working up to par. In fact,
a healing crisis is not desirable. Usually oxidative damage
is happening during a so called healing crisis. Begin a detoxification
program today and follow the instructions closely and faithfully
so you can be on your way to vibrant health.
OFTEN SHOULD I GO ON A LIVER DETOXIFICATION PROGRAM?
Because we are continually bombarded to numerous toxic substances
on a daily basis you should do liver detoxification at the change
of every season (every 3 month) to prevent the build-up of potentially
carcinogenic substances in our bodies.
cleansing should be done at least twice a year where a complete
colon cleansing is done.
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