Cleanse and Revitalize with a Custom Detoxification Plan
The body is designed to naturally detoxify itself. However, the body sometimes encounters levels of toxins that the liver, intestines, and kidneys are not equipped to handle on their own. Toxicity is a greater concern now than ever, since most of us are exposed to chemicals, pollution, refined food, and manufactured drugs on a regular basis. Long-term exposure to these entities can be harmful. Natural health practitioner Dr. Bret Mosher provides a functional approach to achieving health and wellness, and detoxification plays an important role. Based in Poway, CA, Dr. Mosher offers natural detoxification for patients with specific health conditions, such as skin eruptions, as well as for those who simply wish to maintain optimal health.
A Functional Approach to Health
Dr. Mosher’s functional approach to health involves assessing the patient’s entire body (as opposed to discrete organs), as well as their mind and environment as one system because there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution.
Exposure to Toxins
Toxins enter the body in a variety of ways. We breathe pollutants, ingest mercury and other toxins in food, and are constantly exposed to chemicals found in plastics in everyday life. Even minuscule quantities of toxins can have a serious impact on health by disrupting the endocrine (hormonal) system. Mounting evidence shows that the rising frequency of conditions such as autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, obesity, and diabetes could be connected to a slow but steady exposure to chemicals.
Mercury toxicity has been implicated in everything from increased risk of Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease to cancer. Even when no clear disease manifests, the hormonal changes caused by these pollutants lead to inflammation within the body. Inflammation can then lead to a host of symptoms such as headaches, exhaustion, muscle cramps, and general malaise that can be difficult for conventional doctors to trace.
Protocols for Detoxification
There are two primary components of detoxification. The first is to minimize the patient’s exposure to toxins in his or her environment. The second is to remove the toxins that the body is unable to remove on its own. Dr. Mosher’s functional approach to health involves assessing the patient’s entire body (as opposed to discrete organs), as well as their mind and environment as one system because there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. Through a meticulous assessment, Dr. Mosher can determine if you are suffering from toxicity. He will then design a custom program for effective cleansing. Your personal program can consist of:
Chelation Therapy: Often used to target mercury, chelation involves ingesting medication that binds with heavy metals and pulls them from the body. Dr. Mosher has seen measurable results in the improvement of bodily function through his use of oral chelation.
Chinese Herbs: As a doctor of Chinese Medicine, Dr. Mosher has centuries of knowledge at his disposal. Herbs are excellent for cleansing toxins from the body.
Lifestyle Recommendations: Toxins that are being ingested or absorbed from food and other sources must be identified and eliminated. Dr. Mosher can also provide nutritional counseling.
Acupuncture: Energies and chemicals blocked by toxic substances can be released through acupuncture.
Why Choose Natural Detoxification?
There is an abundance of books and information on the Internet regarding how to “detox.” These mainly consist of diets and cleanses, with some recommendations for herbs and supplements. Unfortunately, trying to detoxify on your own can range from ineffective to dangerous. Dr. Mosher is board certified in acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and many patients have benefited from his knowledge, expertise, and high ethical standards. If you would like to learn more about how customized detoxification can improve your health and vitality, please contact us online or call us at (858) 679-2995 to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Mosher.