Heavy metal toxicity occurs when there is an accumulation of toxic heavy metals in the body, which can lead to various health issues. The signs and symptoms of heavy metal toxicity depend on the type of metal and the duration and level of exposure.
Some common signs of heavy metal toxicity include:
Gastrointestinal problems: Nausea, vomiting, bloating, diarrhea, abdominal pain.
Neurological symptoms: Heavy metal toxicity can affect the nervous system, leading to symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, numbness or tingling in the extremities, tremors, and memory problems.
Mental health conditions: like autism, ADHD are linked to heavy metal toxicity.
Fatigue and weakness: Feeling chronically tired and weak is a common symptom of heavy metal toxicity.
Respiratory issues: Exposure to certain heavy metals, like lead or cadmium, can lead to respiratory problems such as coughing and difficulty breathing.
Skin problems: eczema, psoriasis, keratosis pilaris, and other rashes, and skin issues may be a sign of heavy metal toxicity.
Mood swings and behavioral changes: Heavy metal exposure can lead to irritability, anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders.
Cognitive impairment: Concentration difficulties, brain fog, and impaired cognitive function may occur with heavy metal toxicity.
Kidney problems: Certain heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, can affect the kidneys, leading to decreased kidney function and potential kidney damage.
Cardiovascular issues: Heavy metal exposure may contribute to heart-related problems, including high blood pressure and heart disease.
Reproductive and developmental problems: Heavy metals can have adverse effects on reproductive health (cause mystery infertility) and may affect fetal development during pregnancy.
This guide identifies the most common ways we are being exposed to toxic heavy metals and how to remove them.
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About Polina LeRoy
Hi! I am Polina LeRoy,
a Holistic Wellness & Detox Coach for women who want to learn how to prioritize their health, feel good in their bodies and live their best vibrant lives.
I've discovered I can intuitively see inside the body about 13 years ago, when my father was dying from cancer.
Since then I haven't stopped learning from the bodies I work with about the root causes of chronic conditions.
I combine the investigative mind of a scientist (PhD and 10 years of academic background), my expanding intuitive and healing abilities with most current research in environmental health.
I put everything I know about chronic conditions and body's healing process into unique programs that help women overcome illness and start enjoying life and the bodies they have.
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