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4 Causes of Disease (and what to do about them)

FACT: Nine out of ten deaths in the U.S. can be ascribed to lifestyle. When you simply eat better and move more, you are less likely to develop heart disease, diabetes, stroke risk, infections and other chronic illnesses. However, for some people (especially those in later stages of disease), a generic diet and exercise might not be enough. If you’re dealing with chronic illness, you need more in-depth individualized care. That means conquering the cause, not just masking symptoms.

Most common symptoms and chronic illnesses can be traced back to an imbalance in at least one of four areas. Let’s look at each of the four causes.

    1. Inflammation

Not all inflammation is bad. In fact, inflammation is your body’s healthy response to injury and acute infection. If you break your arm, that area will swell—this is part of the inflammatory response. You need this response because you want your body to focus on healing that break.
The problem with inflammation is when it doesn’t go away after your broken arm has healed or if it shows up for no apparent reason. This is called chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation if not treated, can lead to many chronic diseases:

• PMS/Hot flashes
• Weight gain
• Food and environmental allergies
• Diabetes
• Heart Disease
• Asthma
• Eczema
• Psoriasis
• Fibromyalgia
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Irritable bowel syndrome
• And many more
The best way to address chronic inflammation is through eating anti-inflammatory foods. (Check out my blog on inflammation, diet, and reclaiming your heath here).

2. Toxicity    Inlammation and toxins are reduced with SHAPE ReClaimed.

We live in an increasingly toxic world. From the air we breathe, to the water we drink and the food we eat, toxins are literally everywhere and are impossible to avoid completely. This is why your body is equipped with a detoxification system.  The liver, lungs, kidneys, bowels, lymph system and skin act as filters, utilizing the good and excreting the bad. However, if the toxic load is too great or one or more of those organ systems weakens, toxins can’t be fully excreted. Instead, they are set aside or stored to be dealt with later.

Toxic buildup in your body can show up as relatively minor symptoms, such as:
• Headaches
• Hives
• Acne
• Fibroids
• Cysts
• Benign tumors

Without proper attention, however, toxic buildup can lead to more serious symptoms and
conditions, such as:
• Vomiting
• Kidney stones

Artificial sweeteners can lead to toxicity and disease. SHAPE ReClaimed uses natural sweeteners from plants, like Monkfruit and Stevia. • Lupus

• Diabetes
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Scleroderma
• Cancer

The best way to address toxicity is not to wait until the toxic buildup is so great that chronic illness has already started developing. However, if you have already started to develop any of the symptoms above, it’s time to begin a detox program. Not all detox support is created equal. Some programs only barely scratch the surface, whereas others are so harsh, they can be incapacitating for a period of time (i.e., spending all day in the bathroom). You want to find a detox program that is effective and allows you to go about your daily activities unimpaired.

  3. Immune Deficiency

The immune system is your body’s first line of defense against intruders like harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites and other invasive microorganisms. Not only can the immune system detect a problem, it employs white blood cells to attack and destroy the problem.
But just as anyone would feel after a big battle, the immune system gets tired and depleted. Sometimes the intruders are too big, too strong or there are too many of them and your body just can’t win. Autoimmune disorders can develop, which causes the body to fight its own tissues and organs.

Most autoimmune diseases cause inflammation. When inflammation becomes chronic, it causes the symptoms of the autoimmune disorder to increase. But the symptoms they cause depend on the body parts affected. You can have pain in your joints or muscles. Or you may experience skin rashes, fevers, or fatigue. There are at least 80 known autoimmune disorders. Many people can develop more than one autoimmune disorder. When this happens, both disorders and the inflammation that goes with them, can be debilitating. Focusing on reducing the inflammatory process can alleviate a lot of the symptoms.

If you contract every cold and flu that comes around, are unable to get rid of a cold or flu, or chronically feel “off,” your immune system needs support. Anti-inflammatory nutrition is vitally important for proper immune function.

4. Excess Weight

When using the SHAPE Drops, the SHAPE ReClaimed program will rid your body of toxins, which gets rid of fat cells, and leads to weight loss.

SHAPE ReClaimed will help you lose toxic fat.

While excess weight is a symptom in many chronic illnesses, it can also contribute to the
development or worsening of chronic illness and increased inflammation. This is a newer area for research, and some researcher believe that inflammation also causes us to be overweight. Also, inflammation in the gut can also play a role in weight gain. (Learn more about the importance of a healthy gut microbiome here).  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss, but addressing the first two underlying causes of disease can have a profound effect on your weight:

Inflammation – When you carry excess weight, you tend to be more inflamed, and when
you’re more inflamed, you tend to accumulate more weight. Reducing chronic
inflammation can help your body naturally release excess weight.

Toxicity – As mentioned previously, if the toxic load is too great or the detoxification
system is weak, toxins can’t be excreted and are set aside or stored to be dealt with later.

In an effort to keep you alive, toxins are sent as far away from vital organs as possible: in yellow fat. Your body actually creates fat cells to store these toxins. Therefore, the greater the toxic buildup, the more fat accumulates. If you have tried multiple diets only to gain all the weight back (and then some), it’s probably because your body is overburdened by toxins.

SHAPE ReClaimed specialized SHAPE drops to help reduce inflammation and release toxic fat.


Following the SHAPE ReClaimed program will help you cleanse your body, stablize your hormones and gut microbiome, and help you live a happier, healthier life. What to Do About It
The SHAPE Program addresses each item in this list, simultaneously!
1. The SHAPE Program emphasizes anti-inflammatory nutrition.
2. The SHAPE Program is a gentle, yet effective detox.
3. The SHAPE Program supports a strong immune system.
4. The SHAPE Program is not a weight loss program or a diet; weight loss is simply a
side effect.
This means the SHAPE Program addresses the underlying cause of the most common symptoms
and chronic diseases. It is the optimum in preventative care.
Don’t believe us? Check out these testimonials from SHAPE patients/clients who have experienced incredible healing through the SHAPE Program.

If you are ready to let go of pain, let go of inflammation and let go of that toxic fat you are carrying, contact me NOW for a FREE CONSULTATION. I treat in person and remotely. You have nothing to lose, but pain and fat!!! 


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