Heavy metal toxicity
What is Heavy Metal Toxicity ?
The presence of excessive amounts of toxic metals in the body contributes to health problems,which can be directly linked to the metal itself as well as the toxic load stressing the immune system. We live in a world that can be described as a toxic soup. Never before has a society been so constantly exposed to such a wide array of potentially hazardous substances permeating every aspect of the environment. This exposure begins in utero and continues throughout life. Many people who are seemingly healthy also have build-ups that can, with time, contribute to the development of health problems. Many children, including those diagnosed within the autistic spectrum disorder, also are affected by metals
Heavy metals disrupts the metabolic functions in 2 ways:
1. Acumulation and thereby disrupting function of vital organs and glands like heart, brain, kidney, bone, liver etc..
2.Knockoff essential elements in enzyme reaction,thereby critically disrupt enzyme activity also cause free radical proliferation.These toxins are absorbed through foods, beverages,skin, air, water, cosmetics etc
• Co, Cu, Fe, Mn, Mo, Se, Zn etc. are essential in trace amounts
• Non essential harmfull heavy metals are Cd, Sb, Cr, Hg, Pb, As..
Toxic metals are taken very seriously in alternative medicine. Testing and treating for them is as important as optimum nutritional intake and a healthy lifestyle.