Friday, November 2, 2007

Body Burden

It seems like everyone knows at least someone who has a condition, illness, or disease of some sort. I have recently become completely frustrated with the overwhelming numbers of friends and family members who have been diagnosed with something or are reporting that someone close to them has been diagnosed with something. It isn't acceptable for an entire species to just be riddled with illness.

I learned about the "Body Burden" a couple of years ago. This is the build up of chemicals in the body from constant short term exposure and/or exposure to chemicals that are not excreted easily from the body. This appears to have clear effects on our health and is not to be ignored. I can't help but think of this phenomenon that effects us all when I think of all the people who are getting sick with, or inheriting, serious illnesses. There is a really informative website that I recommend checking out: