Tuesday, January 12, 2010Why Ion Cleanse?
Recent research devoted to the impact of environmental toxins and heavy metals on our bodies continues to reveal our external environment has a major impact on our health and that high levels of heavy metals may be cause for concern. While there is not a consensus within the medical community to date, some research indicates that heavy metal toxicity may be linked to certain types of cancer and cognitive disorders. Heavy metals is the term used for a group of elements on the "heavier" end of the periodic table. It's essential that we have certain metals in our systems in trace amounts such as iron and zinc; however, other metals such as cadmium, mercury and lead can be toxic in excess amounts. Common symptoms of heavy metal toxicity include muscle and joint pain, headaches, short-term memory issues, mental confusion, gastro-intestinal upsets, allergies, food intolerances, vision problems and fatigue.
Even if you lead a healthy lifestyle, you may still suffer from heavy metal toxicity. This can result from eating certain types of fish high in mercury in the past, living in an older home that was painted with lead-based paint, being downwind from our frequent wildfires, using an anti-perspirant, even drinking water in certain areas! There are many ways that we are exposed and it's almost impossible to avoid exposure, so it's smart to be aware of the toxicity symptoms.
The IonCleanse® foot bath can help reduce mild levels of heavy metals and can even provide an indication you may need to see a doctor regarding heavy metals in your system. In testing the water in the IonCleanse® foot bath before and after sessions showed as much as a 55% increase in arsenic, a 233% increase in lead and a 339% increase in aluminum in the water after a cleanse. Reading the water after IonCleanse® footbaths for my husband and finding an extreme amount of heavy metal "flecks" in the water, led us to consult his doctor and have him tested for heavy metal toxicity. The IonCleanse® indications were confirmed by the doctor's tests and we were able to work with his doctor to do further cleansing for the heavy metals. We now routinely perform the IonCleanse® and monitor the heavy metal flecks to report to his doctor.
Most clients also find the IonCleanse® to be invigorating and a great antidote to the mid-winter blues. The benefits of an ionic footbath include helping to promote alkalinity and also to more quickly remove those buildups from your holiday indulgences!
At beginning of Ion Cleanse footbath After 30 minutes in Ion Cleanse footbath
©2009 Susan Mix, Restoring Health and Wellness Center