Diseased or Damaged Skin Releases Toxic Chemicals That Can Harm Your Heart and Brain

It allows a "cocktail" of chemicals to enter the bloodstream

New research warns that once in the bloodstream, the toxic chemicals released by damaged skin can travel through the body and damage different tissues.

Consequently, organs that seem to be completely unrelated to the skin can be harmed – including the heart and brain.

"When your skin is damaged, every inch is capable of releasing toxic chemicals."

It seems as though your skin, your body’s largest organ, could actually be the first line of defence in whole body health.

With this new way of understanding the skin, have we been missing a major factor in chronic disease?


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