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When we think about energy how often do we think about powering down or turning off. So how do you get more sleep even when you can'tWell that is kind of the right idea, but often times it is what we do during the day that cost us the most energy. So here are things to think about while saving energy every day. So here are a few examples of how we can improve our energy we use our batteries.

1. Detoxifying our bodies consumes energy- When we expose our bodies knowingly or unknowingly we still need to clear our bodies of substances that could harm our body if they remain inside long enough. These toxins include mold, metals, and any other chemical exposure that might be present in the home or work environment. Also, some people have a genetic tendency to not break down toxins effectively due to liver cytochrome P450 genetic SNPs, So certain medications may build up and act as toxins within their body. Other toxins may include common household exposures from rugs, cleaners, perfumes, shampoos, lotions, and inorganic food might be enough to jeopardize their energy.

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As a pharmacist, I have learned that medications are both good and bad. It doesn't seem there is a perfect pill that does a lot of wonderful stuff without the not so fun side effects. Side effects like feeling tired, dizzy, nausea, or the side effects that we commonly call diseases. Like high blood pressure, diabetes, migraines, Chronic long term untreated nutrient depletion's sometimes lead to more diseases which in turn leads to patients needing more medications. This cycle will repeat itself until the underlying cause of the side effect is corrected or reversed.

Unfortunately in pharmacy school we did not learn about nutrient depletions, we learned which medications could cause which side effects, but we did not learn which medications when used chronically without proper nutrient support would cause more medications to be needed. Fortunately in pharmacy school we did learn how to learn, and as a pharmacist I needed to complete ongoing continuing education. So here are 3 things that I tell all of my patients.

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