I start people on a Two Week Sugar Handling Protocol to start the healing process that most people need after a lifetime of sugar, processed foods and food in-tolerances. When these irritants are removed from the body, the body quickly initiates a detoxification reaction that can manifest itself in many ways.
Most people do not understand the healing reaction because of their experience with conventional medicine. Where the focus of conventional medicine is on eliminating discomfort and curing disease, holistic medicine seeks to address the underlying cause of pain and illness. It aims to balance the body’s energy flow so that the body can restore itself to a healthy state.
The aching body, headaches, nausea and fatigue often felt during a healing crisis are primarily the effects of detoxification. Continue reading