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Tox-sick : from toxic to not sick /

by Somers, Suzanne [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2016]Edition: First paperback edition.Description: xv, 367 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780385347747.Other title: Toxic.Subject(s): Detoxification (Health) | Environmental toxicology | Environmentally induced diseases | Environmental health | ToxinsOther editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Somers, Suzanne, 1946- Tox-sick
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"Suzanne interviews cutting-edge doctors in the fields of environmental medicine and integrative health, providing a clear identification of the core reasons we're so "tox-sick," and a whole-life plan for detoxifying your body, home, and life for optimal health, weight, and living."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-356) and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • A Peek at What's Inside (p. xiii)
  • Introduction: How We Got So Tox-Sick (p. 1)
  • Part I Totally Tox-Sick
  • Chapter 1 The New Toxic Threats (p. 15)
  • Chapter 2 Our Body's Protector Systems-and Signs That Something Is Wrong (p. 46)
  • Part II Bulletproofing your Body and Home Interviews with Doctors Who are making a Differnce
  • Chapter 3 The Gut (p. 71)
  • A Cautionary Family Tale: Interviews with Violet and Caroline (p. 79)
  • The Gut-Cancer Connection: An Interview with Nicholas Gonzalez, M.D. (p. 88)
  • Chapter 4 The Brain (p. 113)
  • Environmental Illness: An Interview with Sherry Rogers, M.D. (p. 125)
  • Chapter 5 The Heart (p. 154)
  • The Fat Lies Hurting You: An Interview with Stephen Sinatra, M.D., Ph.D. (p. 159)
  • Chapter 6 The Effects of Toxins on Your Thyroid and Other Hormones (p. 180)
  • Why Your BHRT May Not Be Working: An Interview with Garry Gordon, M.D. (p. 184)
  • Chapter 7 The Rest of You (p. 196)
  • Mold and How It May Be Harming Your Health: An Interview with Ritchie Shoemaker, M.D. (p. 198)
  • Chapter 8 Protecting Your Home, Family, and Workplace
  • Boxing 'Em Out; An Interview with Walter Crinnion, N.D. (p. 220)
  • Part III Coming Clean Protocols for Optimal Health
  • Chapter 9 The Detox Basics (p. 249)
  • Your 9-Point Checklist (p. 249)
  • The Protocol: Supplements for Survival (p. 250)
  • Chapter 10 Advanced Techniques (p. 300)
  • The Wrap-Up (p. 309)
  • Appendix: Synthetic Chemicals and Disease Risk (p. 313)
  • Further Reading (p. 324)
  • Bibliography (p. 354)
  • Index (p. 357)

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