9 Places Where You're Being Exposed to Toxins

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: From nail salons to your new car, you're being exposed to toxins on a daily basis.
Air Date: 4/13/16
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Stewart Lonky, MD
Stewart-LonkyDr. Stewart Lonky is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine. As a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow and as a full-time faculty member at the University of California, San Diego, he spearheaded a research team studying the cellular and biochemical mechanisms of lung injury. His practice involves the evaluation and treatment of patients with toxic exposures as well as patients with lung disease. In addition, he has served as the Chief Medical Officer for a diagnostic device company that developed technologies for the early diagnosis of certain epithelial cancers. His practice is located in Los Angeles, California.
  • Book Title: Invisible Killers: The Truth About Environmental Genocide
  • Guest Twitter Account: @LonkyMD
9 Places Where You're Being Exposed to Toxins
You may have purged your life of non-stick cookware, store left-overs in glass containers only, and use a “green” hand laundry instead of a dry cleaner for you shirts and other clothing.  

Dr. Stewart Lonky says these are all good moves on your part. But, with 84,000 chemicals in commercial use right here in the U.S., there is simply no way for you to have overcome your toxic burden.

You're taking in toxins just as fast as you eliminate them from your body.

However, you can continue to reduce your toxic load by recognizing where toxic components are prevalent. 

Here are nine places that are high in toxic exposure:

  1. Hair Salons
  2. Nail Salons
  3. Cosmetics Counter at Department Store
  4. Gasoline Stations
  5. Commercial buildings that are “sealed”
  6. Indoor construction sites
  7. Antique furniture or used furniture shops
  8. New Cars
  9. Airports
Listen in as Dr. Lonky joins Andrea and Lisa to explain why these nine places are so toxic and some tips for dealing with the exposure.