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Are Hidden Toxins Disrupting Hormones

Are Hidden Toxins & Heavy Metals Disrupting Hormones

By Scott Collins Naturopath and Founder of Grasses of Life

It could be said that hormones are both friend and foe and when these chemical messengers aren’t playing nice can make life a living hell. Probably the most common hormone experience for women is that of their monthly cycle. Being male I can only speak of the suffering I have observed in women, whose lives are paralyzed for a few days each month or those who experience a life time of suffering.

In my case I went searching for more answers when a close friend suddenly experienced immobilizing pain and cramping more so than ever before. I went looking beyond the surface into an area which I focus a lot on my practice “Heavy Metals and Endocrine Disruptors”.

We call these effects of Environmental Toxins "Endocrine Disruptors. They can be found in all areas of life from plastics (Bisphenol A), Insecticides chemicals found in cosmetics called pthalates, parabens and heavy metals.

Endocrine Disruptors

In 2002 the World Health Organization (WHO) defined endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), as “an exogenous substance or mixture that alters functions of the endocrine system and consequently causes adverse health effects in an intact organism, or its progeny, or (sub)populations.” (WHO, 2002)

Heavy Metal Endocrine Disruptors


Cadmium is a heavy metal that is found commonly in industrial applications and in more recent times is now found in many areas of modern living.  Cadmium is considered to a highly toxic element which accumulates in the body such as the ovaries, testes, kidneys, and in the bones.  Many reproductive issues are associated to problems in the ovaries and testes.

Cadmium is also known to affect the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, Prolactin, of significant note is that cadmium was shown to reduce Progesterone production from the ovaries.  Researchers have also indicated that Cadmium can mimic eostrogen in the body, have an estrogenic affect


Lead is a heavy metal that is found is exhaust fumes, contaminated water, old pipes, potter glazes and in old paints.

Lead exposure produces a wide range of adverse effects on human health, effects such as anemia, psychological disorders, peripheral neuropathy, nephropathy, and abdominal colic (WHO, 1995) Lead affects hormones through it's neurological affects on the brains endocrine signalling such as the Hypothalamus. . 

Lead has also been shown to affect follicle development and maturation in the ovaries which may in turn affect natural fertility and the menstrual cycle. In men it has been shown to reduce testosterone levels and increase reproductive toxicity.

We have only discussed two metals and after the hundreds of tests we have performed there is massive evidence in the scientific community to clearly demonstrate the connection between metals, hormones disruption and fertility issues.


Oligoscan Heavy Metal Test Scan

Female Patient with known reproductive and period issues.

Oligoscan Heavy Metals Analysis

Male Patient with Known Reproductive Issues.

Oligoscan Heavy Metals Analysis Male Patient Elevated Lead Levels


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The Happening Event Free Ticket Give Away

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”2044″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”” el_width=”80″ align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Secret Language of No!

You may not know it but you do it all the time.  In all your interactions, verbal and non-verbal.

So, what are we doing all the time?  According to Julia McKeowen founder of Find Your Medicine, we are giving-in to people and meeting their needs before ours.

Julia has come to realise that we ‘give-in’ because we have weak personal boundaries, and the cost is high.

Have you ever witnessed someone being treated a certain way and you think, wow “you let them do what!?!”  But when it comes how you get treated, you sometimes let the behaviour slide and make excuses?

So why do we put up with this?  Perhaps it’s because we lack practice and confidence in saying ‘No’ to others….maybe it’s because we fear hurting their feelings, letting them down or losing them from our life all together?

This behaviour makes us do favours for others when we don’t really want to.  It drives us to “keep up appearances” and eventually we become a “People-Pleaser”.  But what really happens is we fail to send a true message about what is okay and what is not okay in our lives and in the process, we abandon ourselves.

We have been taught that putting our needs first is selfish but this creates a healthy environment for us to thrive!  When we are clear about what works for us and what doesn’t, we can exercise boundaries in accordance with our values and needs.  We can create sustainable happiness and greatly improve our health and wellbeing.

If you’re curious to find out how to develop and maintain Healthy Boundaries to improve your life, business, health and relationships, Julia is speaking for one afternoon at both Brisbane and the Gold Coast on the 18th and 19th March.

Grasses of Life are sponsoring The Happening Events and have 10x tickets to give away for FREE!

These will go quick so be sure follow this link for Brisbane and this link for the Gold Coast.

The first 10 people to use the Voucher Code Sponsored, will see a Free ticket appear.  Go ahead and reserve your spot and get ready to learn some huge insights about your personal boundaries that will support you honouring You and Your Life.

Good luck!


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Freedom to Live Happy & Free

[vc_row][vc_column width=”4/6″][vc_video link=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]After living it’s entire life in captivity and watch what happens next is amazing.   This is one of the most beautiful animal rescues I have seen. We are so fortunate that this organizations exist that rescue animals from inhumane conditions. It’s time in the modern era to rethink our food chain.

Peace and Love


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From Slavery to Freedom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”” title=”Scott Collins Wellness Strategist”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Instead of staying in the office today, I made the decision to spend an hour of my time in nature. I couldn’t believe the sounds and serenity that came from being immersed in mother natures bosom.

I spent an hour in the forest just hanging out with the butterfly’s and  the ants. I even saw a wallaby bounding off into the distance.  Remember life is much more than how many DIGITS you have accumulated.

Make a Decision to hang in nature as often as your tree hugging arms can.


Scott 🙂

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