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Treating Heavy Metal Poisoning by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 05 May 2010 10:53pm Heavy metals are found everywhere.  They can be difficult to avoid. Most people are able to effectively eliminate heavy metals from their body without even knowing they were present.  Some people are not able to clear the toxins from the body as efficiently and they build up, accumulating until they experience heavy metal poisoning. ... Read on »
Lack of association between autism and four heavy metal regulatory genes by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 30 Jul 2011 11:02am One question that has been discussed for some time is the hypothesized role of mercury as a potential cause of autism. The basic idea is that administrative prevalences of autism went up coincident with increases in mercury exposure from vaccines. Plus, it was asserted that autism symptoms are similar to the symptoms of mercury poisoning (th ... Read on »
Normal concentrations of heavy metals in autistic spectrum disorders. by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 1:42am A recent study once again looks for metals in autistic children. Once again fails to find significant differences between lead, mercury, cadmium and aluminum levels in autistic and non-autistic children. The study is relatively small (17 autistic children, 20 non-autistic). This group tested hair, blood and urine. Here is the abstract ... Read on »
How Heavy Metals can affect us by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 8:18pm from Dr Mercola: Most people are absolutely clueless about just how toxic mercury is. It is toxic at one in one billion-part quantities.  That is about the same concentration of one grain of salt in one swimming pool.  That is why having mercury fillings is such a major challenge to your health. Heavy metal toxicity, just like chemical toxi ... Read on »
Chelorex for Heavy Metal Chelation by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:09pm Wouldn't it be delightful if there were an all-natural heavy metal detoxification product capable of penetrating ALL areas of the body? I mean, we have chlorella, which binds metals, but isn't so great at mobilizing them. It can't reach intracellular metals, neither can it cross the blood-brain barrier. Then there's cilantro, which is a super-sta ... Read on »
Mercury Girl: Part 4: My Heavy Metal Detox Plan by Bueller K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 4:55am I start my heavy metal detox today also known as chelation. I will be using DMSA (Captomer). This program prescribed by my doctor will rotate on a schedule of 5 days on Captomer and 9 days off Captomer. This is so I am always starting on a Monday (or whatever day I choose as it’s a 2 week interval schedule). Captomer strips the body of minerals a ... Read on »
Musings On Heavy Metal Chelators by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 6:01pm 2 Comments It seems like supplement companies are constantly coming out with new products for chelating heavy metals. Perhaps it's because our traditional chelators-ie; chlorella, cilantro, and others aren't getting rid of metals as quickly or effectively as we would like. Indeed, heavy metal chelation is thought by some LLMD's to take years and others believ ... Read on »
Heavy Metal Head-banging Can Cause Head And Neck Injuries by k Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:46pm A recent study by the University Of New South Wales suggests that “Head Banging” to heavy metal music can cause brain and neck injury. You don’t have to be a genius to understand that it can cause neck injury. Musicians such as Dave Mustaine of Megadeth have neck problems from years of Head Banging. My neck muscles have been sore after many meta ... Read on »
Antioxidants can Protect the Body from Heavy Metal Toxicity by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm A new research study just published in Food and Chemical Toxicology points to the potential benefit of antioxidant therapy as a way to prevent and treat lead toxicity. This study was done on mice, and demonstrated that the underlying cause of lead toxicity is the production of free radicals that causes cellular damage.  Antioxidant therapy is ... Read on »
Burger Seductions and Heavy Metals by Caitlin L. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:47pm This is fitting after my post on the FDA and mercury earlier this week. "Entourage" star Jeremy Piven has been experiencing such unusually excessive levels of fatigue while working on a Broadway play that he was looking for a replacement for his role. After testing for heavy metals, his doctor pinpointed the fatigue as a result of "a very, very e ... Read on »