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What if you were trafficked into a cult...or were mauled by a grizzly bear...or were stabbed 27 times by a serial killer - what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who woke up in the morgue to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next. New episodes come out every Tuesday for free ...
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This podcast is for all the beautiful young ladies out here who are trying to achieve the goals. The podcast is somewhat like my diary where I’m just trying to share my thoughts and experiences. There will be relatable and entertaining topics coming with each episode. New Episodes dropping every week! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/tiahu2019s-diary/support
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Welcome to the Toxic Tangents powered by Million Marker! DID YOU KNOW...We are all exposed to many man-made chemicals in our daily lives. The food we eat and water we drink, the air we breathe, and the products we use can all contain these chemicals. Exposures to toxic chemicals begin from the moment of conception and continue throughout life. WE CAN HELP! In this podcast, we share practical, science-based strategies that can help reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals so you can live your ...
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There are two types of people on this world. Doers and Gunners. Gunners are always Gunna do this and Gunna do that but never achieve anything. Then there are the doers, the people who get off their arse and actually have a crack at life. The Entrepreneurs who make things, create things and break things but all to make a better world we live in. The Start-up Culture, the working 18-hour days for yourself to help others. This Podcast is a place for these people to discuss life, Start-ups and b ...
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Increasing research shows that the products that we use can influence the development of breast cancer cells. As we continue to use these products, the incidence of breast cancer in women has risen. In 2019, there were an estimated 3,771,794 women living with female breast cancer in the United States. Black women are at a 42% higher risk of develop…
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At Million Marker, we test people for toxic exposures so that they can live a healthier lifestyle. Changing your products creates a foundation to improve your physical health and mental health. However, complete wellness also includes tending to your emotions. Some might even say your spirit. That’s why we’re so happy to be joined by Lifestyle Desi…
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After his mother falls in love with Frank, the member of a one-hit-wonder 80s band, a man’s life becomes a roller coaster of neglect, scams, and chaos, but when he turns the camera on the inside of his family, a new world opens he never thought possible. Today’s episode featured GJ Echternkamp. If you’d like to reach out to him, you can email at GJ…
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Many of our followers turn to us to help their families during the trying to conceive process. Lowering your toxic chemical burdens can be useful in helping your family while trying to conceive, especially when you’re going through the IVF process. IVF has become a viable and successful option for many families, with increasing interest happening o…
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We’re always looking for ways to support natural wellness, as many of these align with helping your body detox from harmful chemicals. One recommendation we’re always giving people is to go outdoors, as the sun has so many health benefits. Be sure to tap our Reels feed to watch past Lives about the sun’s role in our biological clock and circadian r…
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After losing her entire family at ten years old, a woman’s grief evolves into a self-destructive rage, and as systems of care, punishment and rehabilitation keep failing her, she’s forced to create her own path to healing. Today’s episode featured Amy Ronhaar. You can find out more about Amy on her website, www.amyronhaar.com, and you can read more…
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Thank you for joining us. Many of our health, digestive, even mental health issues can be tied to a leaky gut. Leaky gut is at the root of many disease processes today, including autoimmune diseases.What’s worse is that leaky gut can become a vicious cycle, as explained in a recent Instagram post from today’s guest, Dr. Taylor Krick. Dr. Taylor Kri…
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The liver is an important organ that is critical for detoxifying the body. Did you know that your gut microbes can play a role in how your liver functions? Whatever we consume in our diets can impact how our bodies detoxify. This includes how our bodies get rid of toxic chemicals like BPA, phthalates, and parabens. That’s why we’re so excited to ch…
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Growing up queer, bullied and abused in a heavily religious community, a man tries and to change his sexual orientation through prayer, but as he pieces his life together and heals past harms, tragedy and misfortune raise more questions than answers. Today’s episode featured Ransom. If you’d like to reach out to him, you can email at Ransomnotes24@…
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At Million Marker, we test levels of bisphenols, phthalates, parabens, and oxybenzone in your body to help you pinpoint which products are causing high exposures to these toxic chemicals so that you can balance your hormones naturally. Many of these chemicals mimic estrogen, which can disrupt your overall hormonal balance. One way that your hormone…
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Finally finding love and marriage after feeling unworthy of romance, a woman develops symptoms of a mysterious and debilitating illness, but in the roller coaster of recovery, her husband’s mental illness creates a new level of chaos. Today’s episode featured Marabai Rose. To find out more about Marabai, you can find her on Instagram @marabai.rose,…
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At Million Marker, we are huge advocates for environmentally-friendly lifestyles. We test people for plastic chemicals not only in hopes of improving their health, but bettering the environment. Plastic isn’t going away anytime soon. So, we must do things in our everyday lives to help foster a healthier planet.That’s why we are so excited to be joi…
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An Indigenous woman from the Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation whose grandparents suffered the horrific abuses of the Canadian Indian residential schools finds her own path to healing amidst the ravages of generational trauma on her family and community. Today’s episode featured Erin Goodpipe. To learn more about Erin and her work, you can find her on…
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You know that we love at-home body tests. At Million Marker, we have the Detect & Detox Test Kit. We measure the levels of BPA, BPS, BPF, parabens, phthalates, and oxybenzone in your urine. Many of these chemicals mimic estrogen, which can impact fertility. What we put in and on our bodies can greatly affect the health of our unborn children. That’…
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After being kidnapped by her mother in a custody battle, a woman finds herself cut off and under the thumb of an abusive stepmother, but after years of chaos and yearning, she finally learns the devastating truth. Today’s guest requested to remain anonymous, but if you’d like to reach out to her, you can email at cracklinghearth1@gmail.com Producer…
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Many of our followers turn to us to help detox their bodies as they try to conceive. Limiting your EDC exposures is one significant way to improve your hormonal balance, but it won’t fix everything. We must also live a healthier lifestyle in general, which includes exercising. However, too much exercise can also start to have a negative effect on y…
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Endowed with a strong drive from a young age, a woman becomes a workaholic and marries a wonderful man with similar ambitions, but when he faces a failing project, life-long toxic work patterns come to a tragic conclusion. Today’s episode featured Trina Colpitts. If you’d like to reach out to her, you can email at 500milesformentalhealth@gmail.com,…
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Thank you for joining us. Eating nutritious whole foods is essential for a healthy lifestyle. They’re even more important if you are a child. Whole foods provide nutrients that are crucial for child development. Unfortunately, many kids don’t seem to like these foods at first. That’s why we are so glad to be joined today by Haley Scheich & Dr. Tare…
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Soon after returning from a long trip abroad, Whit Missildine, our creator and host of the show, suddenly blacked out and entered a non-responsive seizure state, but as he woke up to a new reality, struggling to put himself back together again, the gifts from the show itself offered exactly the medicine he needed. Producers: Whit Missildine, Andrew…
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We are always trying to find ways to help people live healthier lives. As part of our services, we audit the foods that people eat to help them determine which foods are causing the most exposures to plastic chemicals. For the first time ever, microplastics, BPA, phthalates, and other toxic chemicals are showing up in human blood and umbilical cord…
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An impromptu hiking trip turns suddenly to disaster. Producer: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits Social Media: Instagram: @actuallyhappening Twitter: @TIAHPodcast Website: thisisactuallyhappening.com Support the Show: Support The Show on Patreon: patreon.com/happening Wondery Plus: All episodes of the show prior to episode #130 are now part of the Wond…
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We’ve discussed how food can be contaminated with plastic chemicals, pesticides, and other hormone disrupting chemicals. We’ve also talked about some healthy foods you should eat, especially when trying to conceive. Today, we’re going to talk about the benefits of restricting your food intake through intermittent fasting.Intermittent fasting has be…
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Growing up with a sense of heroic duty, a man becomes a cop fighting the drug war, when the sobering realities of his job lead him to profound awakening. Today's episode featured Neil Woods. You can find out more about Neil by going to neilwoods.net, where you can also find links to his two books: Good Cop, Bad War and Drug Wars, with more about hi…
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As many of you know, we are dedicated to helping people detox from as many hormone-disrupting chemicals as possible. Good oral hygiene is essential for a healthy body. However, the conventional oral care industry is very plastic-heavy. There’s polyurethane in toothbrushes, flavored floss can contain phthalates, and there’s even BPA in dental sealan…
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A woman growing up in poverty in Jamaica is abandoned by her mother at an early age, and as her story of unworthiness deepens, she falls prey to a cruel world. Today’s episode featured Donna Hayes. Donna has written a memoir that includes further details about her incredible journey called These Broken Roads, which you can find on Amazon. You can a…
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Gaslighting is a common trick used by people in abusive relationships. Perpetrators use it to avoid taking responsibility, deny any harm they've done, and to make the other person feel guilty or confused. Many people in abusive relationships might not realize they’re being gaslit. Gaslighting can create unhealthy, codependent relationships and it c…
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After learning to endure a toxic relationship with his father, a man crafts a ‘good life’ filled with the privileges of success, but only when he finds himself on the other side of death’s door does he find out what it really means to be alive. Producers: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits, Aviva Lipkowitz Content/Trigger Warnings: death, cardiac arrest…
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Thank you for joining us. At Million Marker, we test for BPA, phthalates, and other microplastics that disrupt our hormones. While this is positive for our health, cutting back on plastic is also good for the earth. Our short-term goal is to help you feel better and help your family grow. It’s a lot of work, but it’s an easy fix.Through these chang…
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Million Marker’s Detect & Detox Test Kit is the only mail-in test for BPA, BPA alternatives, phthalates, parabens, and oxybenzone. We test for these chemicals because they are known to be EDCs, which is short for endocrine-disrupting chemicals.Disrupting is an understatement because these chemicals can really mess with the endocrine system, which i…
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Of the over 100 billion new clothes produced each year, around 92 million tons of these items will end up in a landfill. Billions of these clothing items contain harmful chemicals, including bisphenols, PFAS, and heavy metals, among others. As these clothes break down, they contribute to microplastic pollution, which can harm marine life and eventu…
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Thank you for joining us. As many of you know, at Million Marker, we test toxic chemicals like BPA, phthalates, and other plastic toxins. These chemicals mimic estrogen, which can confuse your body and cause a number of health concerns.BPA, phthalates, and other toxic chemicals are just the tip of the iceberg for what is our environmental toxin exp…
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Maintaining a healthy gut is essential for almost all aspects of wellness. Your gut microbes can influence your mood, sleep patterns, weight management, skin health, and so much more. Increasing research shows that environmental toxicants can have a negative impact on your gut microbiome.Many of these toxic chemicals are introduced to our bodies vi…
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Growing up in a family full of secrets, a woman experiences a complex trauma and buries a secret of her own, but after finding her passion in medicine, she is faced with dilemma that brings everything to the surface. Today’s guest requested to remain anonymous. But if you’d like to reach out to her, you can email at v2174359@gmail.com. Producers: W…
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Transitioning to a toxic-free lifestyle can be overwhelming. But lowering your toxic load is necessary. For your health, for the environment, and for generations of humans to come. ⁠⁠Every day is a work in progress with the smallest opportunities to make the biggest changes to your daily routine. Eventually, these "little changes" add up a lot of i…
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Lead and bacteria in Flint, Michigan. Petroleum in Hawaii. PFAS in North Carolina. These are just some of the recent mainstream stories about water contamination in the United States. ⁠⁠Now, imagine how many stories aren't reported. ⁠⁠It is time that we become our advocates. The most effective way of doing this is through knowledge. That's why we w…
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The key to a healthier life is to make more educated decisions about the products you buy. This thoughtful approach will not only improve your health, but it will naturally support the environment. Going green can be fun, but it can also be overwhelming. That's why we invited Emma Rohmann (@Emma_greenathome) onto our IG Live!⁠Emma is an environment…
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As many of you may know, at Million Marker, we test your urine for common toxic chemicals, such as bisphenols, phthalates, parabens, and oxybenzone. These chemicals are commonly found in personal care, cleaning, and food products.They are known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals, or EDCs, which means that they mimic hormones and throw off hormonal b…
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A young woman on a backpacking trip in Bali faces a series of misfortunes, but just as she’s leaving for the next chapter of her journey, her future is thrown into darkness. Today’s episode featured Ashley King. If you’d like to reach out to her, you can email at ashleyjenniferk@gmail.com, or find her on Instagram @ashkng. Producers: Whit Missildin…
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According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting up to 50 million Americans annually. 85% of young people between the ages of 12-24 deal with at least minor acne. However, acne is also becoming increasingly common in adults, affecting up to 15% of women.What many people don’t r…
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Up to 15% of couples have trouble conceiving, and that number continues to increase each year. As a result, many couples are turning to alternative methods in hopes of growing their families.Millions of couples are seeing success via egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation, and surrogacy. With these third-party methods, there could be some ca…
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About 26% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. Unfortunately, miscarriages have become increasingly common over the last few decades. Many families will struggle with miscarriages before carrying a child to term. Having a pregnancy end early can be very traumatizing for hopeful parents.Tune in for a chat with Erin Iwanusa, @TheMiscarriageTherapist.Er…
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The path to a healthy pregnancy is different for everybody. As medical advancements continue to be made, people are starting families at any age successfully.⁠In the past, families were led to believe that there was a cut-off age as to when you can freeze your eggs. Now, we’re learning that might not be the case.⁠⁠That’s why we invited Dr. Zaher Me…
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A young man looking for a quick way to get rid of student loan debt gambles with his life and nearly pays the ultimate price. Producer: Whit Missildine Social Media: Instagram: @actuallyhappening Twitter: @TIAHPodcast Website: thisisactuallyhappening.com Support the Show: Support The Show on Patreon: patreon.com/happening Wondery Plus: All episodes…
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"Genetics is the spelling of your genetics code. While this has large implications in human health, it's only part of the picture…What if I told you your thoughts, behaviors, and environment can literally turn genes on or off like a light switch?Well that's essentially what epigenetics is!" - @drtylerpanzner.Dr. Tyler Panzner has a PhD in Molecular…
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We chat with Aida Garcia-Toledo of @3littleplums, an environmental toxins expert and mom of 3!Topics include the lack of transparency in regulation of environmental toxins, the presence of 109 unidentifiable chemicals in umbilical cords, and how to vet products for safety. Plus, Aida shares her experience using the Million Marker Detect & Detox Tes…
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A woman with severe harm OCD encounters the many faces of death and dying but finds renewal in caring for others and ultimately herself. Today's episode featured Rachel. You can find out more about her on Facebook at fb.com/RachelHillestad. Content/Trigger Warnings: homicidal thoughts, harm OCD, death, sexual assault, mention of suicide, suicidal t…
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According to the EPA, we spend around 87% of our lives inside of buildings, especially our households. At Million Marker, we encourage people to improve their air quality and reduce their toxic exposures by detecting their sources of toxic chemical exposures and reducing them with cleaner alternatives.Another excellent way to support your detox is …
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Millions of people around the world have pets in their households. Our furbabies are a staple in our families and deserve the best care possible. Unfortunately, many pet care products are made with inferior ingredients.Pet food can contain synthetic ingredients and flavors that may do more harm than good to your companions. Some of these products, …
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A lot of what we do here at Million Marker is advocating for a healthier lifestyle by recommending cleaner products to people. Hormone-disrupting chemicals are a new concept to many people. It requires education for them to realize how these chemicals harm their bodies and the environment.To do this, we must rely on others to help spread the word a…
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We chat with Dr. Chris Lee (@drchrislee), a Brain Coach. Dr. Lee talks about how trauma set him on a path of self-discovery that led him to help others biohack their minds. Listen for some tips on building healthy habits, loving yourself, realizing your potential, and more!Learn more about Dr. Lee's services: https://drchrislee.com/Get tested for B…
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