Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress, & Chronic Illness (CFS, RA, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, etc.)

Oxidative Stress, Baby We’ve all heard of oxidative stress by now.  It’s when free radicals attack healthy cells and cause them to “rust” like a nail, or how skin can get that leathery look. Free radicals are a byproduct of metabolism in your body, for instance.  They can also be produced by environmental toxins, when sun and air pollution mix, or by your liver due to poor detoxification. If free radicals overwhelm the body’s ability to regulate them, a condition […]