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Should You Detox Prior to Conception?

Monday, May 9th 2022 10:00am 7 min read
Dr. Jessica Peatross dr.jess.md @drjessmd

Hospitalist & top functional MD who gets to the root cause. Stealth infection & environmental toxicity keynote speaker.

Should you follow a detox protocol prior to getting pregnant?

It’s an excellent question. For at least the last 30 years, evidence from environmental health research has led to a growing acknowledgment among scientists and health professionals that environmental toxins play a role in the prevalence of many health conditions in the U.S.

Our children are facing an alarming increase in the rates of autism, ADHD, allergies, eczema, learning disabilities, obesity, autoimmune diseases, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. In addition, their life expectancy has declined. Scientists estimate that around 30% of childhood asthma and 5% of childhood cancers are related to chemical exposures.

Let’s take a deeper look at whether you should follow a detox protocol prior to getting pregnant.

Body burden and our children’s health

Many health problems may begin due to toxic exposure during gestation.

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