5 Signs That You Need A Fall Detox

Pumpkin spice has taken over, which means that summer is officially over. After the cottage weekends, the vacays, the day-drinking, and whatever other shenanigans you may have gotten up to over the summer months, your body might need a cleanse. Well+Good asked author of “Cleanse Your Body, Clear Your Mind” Jeffery Morrison, MD how to recognize if you need a detox, and what you can do for some short term remedies for these symptoms.
  1. Allergies – the pollen has not gotten worse, but you’re ability to deal with allergies probably has. Aside from detoxing, a good short-term fix is to inject your diet with some local bee pollen to desensitize you.
falldetoxallergies_fall_detox 2. Difficulty staying asleep – When your liver is working too hard, it can keep you waking up every few hours. A supplement called glycine helps your body make a calming neurotransmitter called GABA, take one in water at bedtime until you can properly detox your body. falldetoxtrouble-sleeping_woman_night_fall_detox 3. Sugar cravings – your brain reacts the same way to sugar as it does to heroine and cocaine, so yeah, sugar can be pretty addictive. This article suggests taking three tablespoons of apple cider in water to curb those cravings until you can ditch sugar flat out. 4. Rashes – inflamed skin means inflamed insides, often caused by what you’re eating. Dr. Morrison suggests HistDao, an enzyme formula that breaks down histamine, take 2 daily. falldetoxitch_fall_detoxfalldetoxitch_fall_detox 5. PMS – so gents, I guess this one doesn’t apply to you. Your lady time comes once a month, but PMS doesn’t necessarily have to. Evening primrose oil is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, so it can hopefully alleviate some of the bloated, cranky feelings during shark week. There’s a lot of good temporary or short term solutions for these symptoms, but if you find yourself suffering from all of them, then I’d definitely suggest doing some kind of detox or cleanse.

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