My Story: Our high levels of oxidative damage lead me to do a heavy metal
test and discover we were toxic in copper and lead.
We’ve been using an activated carbon water filter since 1999 to
make sure our drinking, cooking, ice and pet water was pure. As a pharmacist I knew there were concerns about
chloramine, fluoride and prescription medications in the public water system. The in-line activated carbon
water filter worked very well and it was inexpensive.
In 2000 I tested our urine for MDA and found that my
wife and I had severely high amounts of oxidative damage even though we took large
doses of antioxidants and ate fairly good.
We had success in lowering the oxidative damage from
Severely High to High by taking the supplements Juice Plus+® or Power Greens. I was not satisfied
with the improved, but still high amounts, of oxidative damage. I was now on a mission. I did
research and discovered that high levels of toxic metals can cause oxidative damage.
The Heavy Metal
Screening Test on our urine indicated that we had a high
amount of toxic metals. I confirmed the Heavy Metal Screening Test results with the quantitative Comprehensive Urine Element Analysis and found high amounts
of copper and lead. We are also suffering from several well known symptoms of copper and lead
We have been drinking and cooking with filtered water at home and
the office for many years. I tested our activated carbon drinking
water filters at home and work and found no toxic metals.
So, how could we be so toxic in heavy metals?
I tested our shower water and found
copper and lead!
After learning what
the EPA stated that copper and lead in water comes from the pipes on our houses, I was convinced. I
was on a mission to find a shower filter to remove the copper and lead. I purchased and installed
three shower filters that stated that they removed chlorine and
KDF shower filters increased the water
After installing the Ugly Shower Filter™, with an activated carbon filter, our shower water is now has no toxic copper
and lead, and total very low level of total chlorine (chloramine)! I just have to replace the filter
cartridge every two months.
My family and
clients lower their toxic copper and lead levels by:
1. Filtering drinking, pool, hot tub,
bath and shower water with effective activated carbon filters
2. Taking a high dose of oral chelation capsules
twice a week
3. Taking copper free vitamins and minerals five
times a week
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