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How do you cleanse your system after being exposed to heavy pollution?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jill Carnahan
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Prevention
The best way is to avoid toxic chemicals and pollution in the first place.
Here is a great article on preventing exposure... http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2011/01/ten-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-toxic.html.

In brief: Prevention
The best way is to avoid toxic chemicals and pollution in the first place.
Here is a great article on preventing exposure... http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2011/01/ten-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-toxic.html.
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Dr. Jill Carnahan
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends...
Change clothes and take a shower if you think pollutants are adherent to the surface.
Breathe fresh air. Perhaps drinking water might help. If you feel ill and are worried about exposure to dangerous toxins or having symptoms such as shortness of breath, weakness, nausea, dizzyness etc. Go to the emergency room.

In brief: Depends...
Change clothes and take a shower if you think pollutants are adherent to the surface.
Breathe fresh air. Perhaps drinking water might help. If you feel ill and are worried about exposure to dangerous toxins or having symptoms such as shortness of breath, weakness, nausea, dizzyness etc. Go to the emergency room.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: We are self-cleaning
Humans, designed or evolved over millions of years, are self-cleaning.
That means we should eat what we are designed to eat, and our bodies will clear out unneeded materials without help. No supplements are needed, unless one wants extra fiber to move the bowels better. Proper diet, enough exercise, and a healthy mind should normalize bowels. Diseases may need treatment, but not "cleansing".

In brief: We are self-cleaning
Humans, designed or evolved over millions of years, are self-cleaning.
That means we should eat what we are designed to eat, and our bodies will clear out unneeded materials without help. No supplements are needed, unless one wants extra fiber to move the bowels better. Proper diet, enough exercise, and a healthy mind should normalize bowels. Diseases may need treatment, but not "cleansing".
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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