Category: Heavy Metals

March 13, 2018

Treat the root cause: a case for heavy metal chelation

Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND There are six principles that guide naturopathic medical care: First, do no harm; The healing power of nature; Treat the root cause; Treat the whole person; Doctor as teacher; and Prevention. When considering the challenges between where the patient is currently at and the health goals that they wish to achieve, […]

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Heavy Metal Testing

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND What is it? Heavy metals are either naturally found in the environment or produced during manufacturing of everyday products. The body requires trace amounts of iron, copper, selenium, molybdenum, and zinc, to function normally. However, higher than normal levels of these metals can be toxic. Overexposure to heavy metals results in […]

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April 10, 2017

Liver Enzymes and Detoxification

Dr. Adam McLeod, ND The majority of the foods and medications that you consume are metabolized in the liver. The liver is an incredibly complicated organ that carries out many vital tasks required for life. In the context of detoxification there are only a few major metabolic pathways in the liver that do most of […]

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