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Using Sauna and Niacin Detox to Reduce Heavy Metals and Toxic Burden

by Bob • September 6, 2017
in Body, Environment, Experiments

tl;dr version: About two years ago an Organix Comprehensive Profile urine test revealed that I had some suppressed neurotransmitter function. I had a theory that this was in part due to exposure to toxic metals like mercury and lead. Toxic metals burden has been linked to lower levels of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine. [1] The body is quite capable of providing ... [ Read more ]
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VCS Test – Visual Contrast Sensitivity Testing for Mold and Toxin Exposure

by Bob • September 1, 2017
in Data / Analytics, Environment, Experiments, Mind, Tech

The online Visual Contrast Sensitivity Test (or VCS Test) is a simple (and free) online test that can identify potential exposure to neurotoxins, biotoxins, and nutritional deficiencies in the body. These compounds have been implicated in diseases such as ADHD, CFIDS, fibromyalgia, mold illness, and Lyme disease. According to the online VCS Test creators: "Visual contrast sensitivity testing measures your ... [ Read more ]
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Indoor Air Quality – Measuring My Indoor Environment, Part 1

by Bob • September 6, 2017
in Data / Analytics, Environment, Experiments, Tech

This is the first in a series of posts where I explore various aspects of my indoor environment. You can read part 2 on water quality here and part 3 on EMF and electromagnetic radiation here. Most people think of Quantified Self as being mainly focused on gaining knowledge about one’s body and health. That’s a fine generalization, but most ... [ Read more ]