Heavy metal overload could promote a number of health conditions including autoimmune disease, liver and kidney disease, Crohn’s disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Leaky Gut Syndrome, and neuromuscular disorders.
- Digestive problems
- Joint pain
- Alcohol intolerance
- Allergies (environmental and food sensitivities)
- Anxiety and irritability
- Brain fog
- Cannot lose weight
- Dark circles under the eyes
Long term toxicity with metals can cause or contribute to a long list of diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other brain and neurological disorders.
From research, we found that if you are deficient in essential minerals, your body will use toxic metals instead.
- When Calcium is being replaced by lead, which deposits primarily in bone and disrupts the formation of red blood cells, promotes osteopenia and osteoporosis.
- When Zinc is being replaced by cadmium, which tends to accumulate heavily in your kidneys. Cadmium overload is associated with peripheral neuropathy.
- When Magnesium is being replaced by aluminium, which, among other things, induces neurochemical changes and has been identified as a contributing factor to developing Alzheimer’s.
- When Manganese is replaced by nickel, it may promote malignancies.
Toxic Metal Exposure
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- Lead-containing plumbing.
- Lead-based paints (in buildings built before 1978 and is the predominant source for children).
- Foods grown in lead-rich soil.
- Tobacco smoke.
- Eating foods containing cadmium (levels are highest in grains, legumes, and leafy vegetables, fish and shellfish).
- Contact with cadmium from household products (electric batteries and solar panels).
Nickel and other metal poisons that flood the environment and invade your body.
- Eating fish or shellfish contaminated with methyl mercury (includes shark, swordfish, king mackerel, tile fish, bass, walleye, pickerel).
- Breathing contaminated workplace air or skin contact during use in the workplace.
- Release of mercury vapour from dental amalgam fillings.
The air that we breathe must be a significant contributor to the body burden of aluminium.
The diet is another significant contributor to the body burden of aluminium. Topically applied cosmetics and related skin, hair and hygiene products are often significant sources of aluminium.