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How Can Reflexology Eliminate Toxins?

Reflexologists work to unblock energy pathways that have been clogged up with toxins by stimulating specific reflex areas on the feet that correspond to different organs and the energy pathways in the body. This optimizes the functioning of the organs by improving blood flow to them and increasing lymphatic fluid movement to get rid of toxins. There are many toxins in the environment such as, pollution, radiation, chemicals, pesticides and medication. This causes accumulation of toxins and energy blockages in our bodies. When toxins accumulate, our bodies warn us in the form of pain and other symptoms.

Reflexology to detox is beneficial if you are experiencing any symptoms that may impair your quality of life, before and/or after a medical procedure (drugs or surgery), during and after a stressful time or if you have pain, infections or swelling. It can also help before, during, or after exposure to radiation and chemotherapy, emotional distress or having fertility issues.

You may need to have a reflexology treatment, if you are experiencing:

  • Low or inconsistent energy
  • Depression
  • Digestive problems
  • Frequent headaches or migraines
  • Sugar cravings
  • Skin problems
  • Bloating or gas
  • Caffeine addiction
  • Binge eating or drinking
  • Mood swings, irritability, anxiety
  • Brain fog or difficulty concentrating
  • Fluid retention

The reflexologist concentrates on stimulation of the colon, urinary tract, liver, lymphatic system and the lungs. This stimulates the body to eliminate the toxins. Eliminating toxins brings your body back to homeostasis and maximizes your ability to heal physically, emotionally and mentally. It can also boost your energy levels and your motivation. As well as helps the skin, hair and eyes.

Reflexology can remove some toxic substances from the body very quickly. If they are not released fast enough, or if the treatment is overdone, one can experience some mild toxic effect that usually disappears quickly.

Detox symptoms may include:

  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Light headedness
  • Dizziness
  • Moodiness
  • Increased bowel movement or diarrhea
  • Increase urination
  • Gas release
  • Emotional release of emotions
  • Cold feeling
  • Funny taste in mouth
  • Perspiration
  • Mucus
  • Tiredness
  • Change in sleep patterns
  • Eyes watering
  • Temporary rash
  • Release of pain

The worse the symptoms, the more toxic the body is.

Cleansing reactions or detoxification are adjustments made by the body to purge waste material from within. The elimination of stored toxins is part of the body’s healing process. During the detoxification the body’s waste products are facilitated for removal from the body through the digestive system, urinary tract, the skin, etc.

Detoxing the body helps to renew your immune system so that it can fight the bacteria and viruses that cause infections, colds, flu and fevers. It also helps to lose weight by speeding up the metabolism, preventing chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, stroke, asthma, acute bronchitis, etc. and improving mental clarity.

Avoid eating a heavy meal, avoid alcohol and cigarettes and minimize caffeine intake for the rest of the day after a treatment. Drink plenty of fluids like water or herbal teas to help to ease the discomfort. Staying well hydrated also helps remove toxins from the kidneys, bladder and liver.

If you are in need of reflexology, please contact Ultimate Health Clinic at (905) 251-0162, we’re located in East Gwillimbury and serve patients from all over the GTA.

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