Environmental Toxins and the Impact On Our Health with Aaron Hartman MD

Original Air Date Wednesday, March 22, 2023 

Did you know that 80% of heart disease and 70% of cancers can be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes? And that starting some monthly supplements before allergy season can keep you breathing freely?

For an in-depth look at the environmental toxins that impact our health, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Aaron Hartmann MD, the founder of Richmond Integrative and Functional Medicine. Aaron offers tips for maintaining a healthy immune system and shares statistics and insights to help people take control of their health, eliminate toxins, and stave off chronic illness.

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  • Andrew describes the impact of the environment and the water we drink on human health. [2:06]
  • The air quality of indoor environments can dramatically affect health. [6:59]
  • How to support overall health through the GI tract and if eating organic is worth it. [11:06]
  • How the gut, sinuses, and lungs all support the immune system. [20:39]
  • Aaron offers tips for protecting the immune system before allergy season begins. [23:14]

Podcast episode about environmental toxins and the impact in our health with Andrew Hartman and positive psychology expert Lisa Cypers Kamen, sponsored by NutrafolAaron Hartman MD has been involved with over 60 clinical studies. Board-certified in Integrative & Functional Medicine along with Family Practice, he is the founder of the Virginia Research Center and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the VCU School of Medicine. In 2016, he founded Richmond Integrative and Functional Medicine.




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“I realize how much of our health is really within our own power. Click To Tweet“We don’t have to run to a prescription pad to rebound from these conditions.” @LisaKamen on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“It's interesting how many people don't realize that all the water we have has small amounts of chloroform in it if it comes from a municipality.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“The number one water contaminant in our country is arsenic.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“About 23% of all new asthma in our country is related to building mold or damp environments.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“The biggest way to keep your gut healthy is to eat real food.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“People forget that Mercuric arsenates at one point in time were a very common antifungal and even now used in agriculture.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Cows are ruminants. They ferment. Putting grain in a fermenting gut makes alcohol. So, that marbling of the meat you are seeing is actually a fatty inclusion disease of that cow.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Allergists and Pulmonologists know that if you do nasal rinses when you start with a head cold, you can prevent bronchitis from forming.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To TweetOnce you get a fire started in one part of your body it is easier to get the fire started in another part.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Extra Virgin Olive Oil does a great job of calming down gut inflammation.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet“Nearly 80% of heart disease and 70% of cancer can be prevented by diet and lifestyle alone.” @AaronHartmanMd on @HHTalkRadio Click To Tweet



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