ruthless compassion (aroraborealis) wrote,
ruthless compassion

People talk about "toxins" in the body a lot. For example, people who do herbal cleanses talk about how fiber helps carry toxins out of the body. I've heard for years that massage releases toxins and that's why it's so important to drink extra water afterwards.

What are these toxins? Are we talking about things like lead and mercury, or are they more like magical particles, or something else entirely? I know that bioaccumulation of, say, heavy metals is a real health issue for many people, but ...

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