The Genius Beethoven died from lead poisoning .His concentrations were 100x any normal level. This was also the cause of his life long painful illness, severe dramatic mood swings, extremely erratic behavior. This was proven by a hair analysis
Andrew Jackson [1767-1845] experienced severe mercury & lead poisoning. He suffered from severe chronic head aches, colic, diarrhea, hand tremor, violent mood swings, pallor, irritability, paranoia and chronic renal failure. Jury still out if mercury /lead were actual cause of death. Evidence was a hair analysis
Heavy Metal Toxicity
Heavy Metal Toxicity
Metals that are not safe in the human body, may within the fat cells, bones, brain, hair, glands, central nervous system accumulate & have very negative health effects. Any level of toxic metals is not normal, or good.
The most common are cadmium, lead, nickel, and mercury, aluminum (not considered heavy metal) All may be associated with a metallic taste in the mouth.
The following is a partial list of possible side effects & the possible source.
fatigue, headaches, high blood pressure, irritability, enlargement of the prostate[non cancerous] liver disorders, hair loss, kidney disorders, skin disorders, learning disabilities, increased risk for cancer, painful joints, loss of smell/ appetite. Affects calcium metabolism. Targets heart and blood vessels, brain, liver, appetite and pain center, kidneys.
source: soft water, air pollution, bone meal, paints, welding, seafood, oxide dusts, cigarette smoke, teas, instant coffee & tea, some soft drinks, nickel cadmium batteries, pipe smoke, fungicides, pesticides, contaminated water, some plastics.
fatigue, poor bone growth, learning disabilities, anxiety, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems, muscle and joint pain, tremors, depressed immune function, weight loss, anemia, anorexia, convulsions, malaise, pallor, weakness, ringing in the ears, decreased cognitive functioning, alters: cell membrane permeability-enzyme function-blood formation. Targets liver, bone, pancreas, heart, brain, nervous system
source: paints, delivery and manufacture of petroleum products, smoke exposure, eating/ cooking in ceramic glazed dishware, leaded gasoline, living inter-city, canned foods, bone meal supplements, eating contaminated liver, cigarette smoke, newsprint and colored ads, hair dyes and rinses, rubber toys, storage batteries, pewter ware, pesticides, cosmetics, dolomite, soft coal, pottery,
fatigue, skin rashes, cancer, gingivitis, stomatitis, psoriasis , headaches, heart conditions, dizziness, respiratory illness, contact dermatitis .affects D