Natural Remedies To Fight An Environmental Illness

The word, Environmental Illness, normally used to describe some of the more severe health conditions to which the environment can be subjected, whether it be: animal plant, food, smoke, pollutants or electromagnetic frequencies.

For example, people can become ill from inhaling mould spores. There is no limit as to how often these symptoms can occur or the degree to which they will affect the victim’s health. Medical research and clinical studies conducted on victims of an Environmental Illness have revealed some interesting facts.

Environmental Illness

Most victims suffer no ill effects after their first exposure to a particular chemical, while other sufferers’ illness has lasted for weeks or even months. Even those who seem to be perfectly healthy when exposed to a certain material are usually left with some form of health problem later on in life.

Medical professionals suggest that these illnesses are caused by long term exposure to environmental toxins

This is probably the reason that some of the symptoms experienced are so similar to those of various illnesses such as asthma, flu, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, etc. If these conditions are already present in you, and you are exposed to a specific substance, chances are you have been exposed to some sort of Environmental Disease.

Therefore, it is essential to protect yourself from the onset of these diseases and their effects, so that you don’t have to suffer any ill health later on in life. Some natural remedies have been developed that are known to help individuals suffering from an Environmental Illness as well.

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These natural methods have been proven to be extremely effective in treating these types of ailments, including allergies, respiratory problems and headaches. However, most of these natural remedies are still in their infancy and cannot be considered as 100% natural cures; because they still depend on the same principles of healing as traditional medicine.

Another aspect of an environmental illness that many sufferers are unaware of is the fact that many of the contaminants that are in the air we breathe come from the soil that we grow our vegetables and fruits in. Therefore, it is important that if you are a new gardener or farmer, you are aware of what chemicals and pesticides are used on your land.

You can also learn how to reduce the number of chemicals being used

Organic gardening methods can also help you save money and protect your soil. Organic gardening, as opposed to conventional gardening, involves no chemicals and fertilizers. These organic methods of gardening can also help save you a lot of time and money, as they are less prone to being contaminated with toxic chemicals.

Natural remedies for an environmental illness include eating foods rich in

  • Antioxidants
  • Foods such as berries, carrots, spinach, apples and cauliflower are great sources of vitamin C

Some foods that are rich in this vitamin are

  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Papaya
  • Spinach
  • Radishes
  • Kale
  • Asparagus
  • Beets

Drinking plenty of water and getting plenty of rest, will also go a long way in preventing the onset of an illness.

Organic foods have also been proven to boost the immune system and fight off disease

The best way to find out what you need to do to help yourself is to read about the topic. There are plenty of books and websites that will help you make informed decisions on the matter.

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Another one of the most commonly used natural cures is to exercise. By exercising you will help to improve your overall body’s circulation. This will allow the toxins that have built up in your body to be expelled faster.

Certain food items that are known to improve the body’s circulation include sunflower seeds, fish, eggs and fish oil. If you would like to include more of these items into your diet, try to add them to your food shopping list and cook them up in different ways. You can also add ground flax seeds to your food.

It is possible for you to prevent environmental illnesses from happening to you, but it doesn’t hurt to try. to do something to help yourself. Try some of these remedies for your own good health. They have been proven to be very successful.

About the author

I am Adegboyega Tunde Temitayo. A registered Town Planner with the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC).

I love to think differently and possibly on various Urban and Regional Planning issues to proffer solutions to Urban and Rural Environmental Problems. You can subscribe to my YouTube Channel

As the Chief Editor of Town Planners Diary, I humbly welcome you to this platform which is about enhancing Planning Education through research on various Town Planning and Environmental issues.

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