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Top 5 Warning Signs That You Need A Detox
Intestinal bloating can be incredibly uncomfortable and most of us will experience it at some point or another, but consistent bloating means that something is unbalanced in your body and that it’s time to reign in any toxic habits. It is caused by excess gas in the digestive system through ingesting certain types of foods or drinking too much alcohol. To ease bloating, don’t guzzle down unhealthy snacks high in fat and sugar, but rather eat lighter meals at a slower pace, drink plenty of water, and cut back on the booze. Trust us, your body will thank you for it!
4. Headaches/brain fog
Persistent headaches and a feeling of fatigue and moodiness (also known as brain fog) are symptoms of nutrient deficiencies, a lack of sleep, and sugar overload. All of which prevent your body from detoxifying itself. To cure this symptom, it’s important to cut back on caffeine, refined, processed foods, and alcohol to allow your body to restore natural balance and to re-optimize your brain function.
5. Skin problems
Many types of food and drink commonly consumed in Western society, along with toxins in the air and water, cause inflammation in the body as toxic substances build up in our tissues. This in turn manifests itself in the form of skin problems such as rashes, eczema, spots, and pimples. To treat this, try drinking antioxidant-rich herbal tea such as dandelion and burdock root and always have a glass of filtered water at your desk to swig on for proper kidney function. Eat plenty of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables as well for proper digestive function and watch any skin problems slowly clear up as your body regains control.
It’s easy for toxins to build up in our body and, in many ways, very hard to avoid in the environments that many of us live in. But that doesn’t mean we should let it get out of control. By watching out for these common warning signs, we can easily notice when our bodies have had enough of the toxins that are avoidable in our lifestyles and we can work to give ourselves the proper detox we need.