Archive for the ‘Environmental Toxicity and Cancer’ Category

The Environment of Health

February 21st, 2016 by Dr. Keith Nemec

In the last 30 years of treating patients one question has always been asked by my patients “Dr. Nemec how did I get this condition or disease?” And this is how I explain to them that the condition or disease is not the problem it is only the effect of a bad cellular environment. This Read the entire post…


When nontoxic chemicals are mixed together they trigger cancer

August 23rd, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Fifty chemicals the public is exposed to on a daily basis may trigger cancer when combined. A global taskforce of 174 scientists from leading research centers across 28 countries studied the link between mixtures of commonly encountered chemicals and the development of cancer. The study selected 85 chemicals not considered carcinogenic to humans and found Read the entire post…


Silver Amalgam Dental Fillings – A Surprising Cancer Connection

February 20th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

There are many things that can increase a person’s risk for developing cancer. Lifestyle and diet are two of the most obvious, followed closely by environmental toxins and pollution. However, cancer causing agents can sometimes lurk in the most unexpected places. Even when we are hyper vigilant and taking care of our health to the Read the entire post…


Cancer Prevention – Easy Tips to Cancer Proof Your Home

January 16th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

When discussing possible cancer risk factors, most people focus on lifestyle, genetics, and diet. This is understandable, as these are major players in the potential risk for developing many different types of cancer. But it also ignores the common environmental hazards to which we are all exposed. Every day, people are exposed to toxins and Read the entire post…


Radon and Lung Cancer – Is Your Family At Risk?

January 2nd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Generally, when we talk about lung cancer and its causes, our initial focus is on smoking. That’s to be expected, as smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer for men and women around the world. However, there are other environmental factors that can contribute to an increased risk for developing lung cancer. Radon, a Read the entire post…


Hazards in the Home – Cancer Causing Household Products to Avoid

September 5th, 2013 by Dr. Keith Nemec

When we talk about cancer prevention, much of the focus is on lifestyle. Diet, exercise, and personal habits are major contributing factors in the development of many common cancers. However, environment also plays a large role in cancer statistics. Unfortunately, when we talk about environmental cancer risks most people tend to only see the big Read the entire post…


Cleaning Products Cause Asthma

August 5th, 2013 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Exposure to fumes emitted by cleaning products in the home could cause asthma in children, a study shows. The study found that children exposed to higher levels of volatile organic compounds were four times more likely to suffer from asthma than children who were not. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are found in solvents, paints, floor Read the entire post…


Toxic Dust and Mold Weaken Immune System

June 17th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

According to a new study released, Americans are exposed to a variety of potentially dangerous chemicals and toxic dust in their homes from products such as computers, frying pans and shower curtains. The study, called “Sick of Dust,” found 35 hazardous industrial chemicals in household dust samples from 70 homes in seven states, including Michigan Read the entire post…


Americans Are Overmedicating

April 8th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

About 130 million Americans swallow, inject, inhale, infuse, spray, and pat on prescribed medication every month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates. Americans buy much more medicine per person than any other country in the world. The number of prescriptions has grown by two-thirds over the past decade to 3.5 billion yearly, Read the entire post…


Pesticides Could Raise Parkinson’s Risk

October 6th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Exposure to pesticides, may boost the long-term risk for developing Parkinson’s disease by 70 percent, a new study suggests. These findings do back up earlier animal studies linking pesticide exposure to motor function abnormalities and lower levels of the brain neurotransmitter dopamine. Declines in dopamine have long been associated with Parkinson’s. “This is the first Read the entire post…