Are Dental Fillings Slowly Poisoning You?
The "silver"fillings in your teeth, Dental Amalgams,
are still widely used by the dental profession in most parts of the world.
But is it safe to put so much Mercury,
the most toxic non-radioactive metal known to man, into the mouth
of a person? There is now a growing mountain of evidence that it is
NOT safe to do so. Some countries, like Sweden, Canada and Germany,
have either banned or imposed serious limitations on Amalgam usage.
Many people today suffer from what is often broadly referred
to as "heavy metal toxicity." The most common
source of toxicity is mercury from dental fillings. When the so-called
"silver" fillings are put in the teeth, they are roughly 49-53%
mercury. In other words, the filling is an amalgam that contains some
silver as well as what is for some people a lethal amount of mercury.
To determine the extent of possible mercury poisoning, studies were conducted on sheep.
The fillings were removed after six months and found to contain
only about a fifth of the mercury that was present when the fillings
were first put into the teeth. The rest of the mercury had been
leeched into the system and was found in significant concentrations
the brain and small intestines, though the liver and kidneys
and lungs were also impacted by the mercury.
Research including over 1000 peer-reviewed or government studies
has been accumulated from the medical literature, documenting the
mechanism by which mercury causes or is a major factor in over 40
chronic health conditions. Also accumulated are the clinical
results of over 60,000 cases of amalgam replacement as followed and documented by doctors
with evidence of cure or significant improvement in these chronic
problems such as rheumatoid arthritis, MS,
Lou Gehrig's Disease(ALS), Parkinson's muscle tremor, Alzheimer's,
muscular and joint pain /fibromyalgia, Chron's disease, lupus, scleroderma,
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome(CFS) ,
endometriosis, and diabetes.
In environmentally conscious dentistry, mercury is disposed of
as a hazardous waste. In some countries, such as Germany and Sweden,
the governments are paying for mercury removal; however, in the United
States, the American Dental Association, Federal Government, and suppliers
of amalgam dental materials insist that mercury is safe and that it poses
no health risks . . . except, it seems, for Duluth, Minnesota, where
mercury amalgams are prohibited.
Basically, insistence on the safety of amalgams is not just nonsense, but
criminally irresponsible. For many people, mercury is a very significant cause
of ill health. Symptoms range from muscle spasms to severe neurological problems
such as paralysis and memory loss. For years, many people have been going
through the quite expensive procedure of having amalgam fillings replaced
with more stable and less toxic dental materials and following this ordeal
with various types of also expensive chelation using intravenous vitamins
and sometimes other substances.
FDA Reverses Its Position on the Safety of Dental Fillings
June 20, 2008
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asserted for years
that mercury in dental fillings is harmless, but has changed its
position following a class-action lawsuit settlement.
The debate has waged for almost 150 years over the safety of
amalgam -- a material comprised half of mercury and half of other
metals such as silver, tin and copper -- which has been the
conventional means of filling cavities.
It has been the FDA's
published opinion that federal agencies "have found no scientific
studies that demonstrate dental amalgam harms children or adults."
But following the June 2 settlement of the lawsuit, which was filed
on behalf of consumer advocate groups and some dentists, the
agency's Web site now reads: "Dental amalgams contain mercury,
which may have neurotoxic effects on the nervous systems of
developing children and fetuses." The news is vindication to Dr
Jerry Simon and his group at Dental Care of Stamford who stopped
using amalgam fillings more than 20 years ago because of the
controversy surrounding the material.
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Amalgam Reduces Fertility
In a cell culture experiment, mercury affected hormone production
at low concentrations. A link has been found between mercury and
hormone disturbances, immune disturbances, recurrent fungal
infections, hair loss and allergies. The differences are large.
Allergies and hair loss are 2-3 times as common in the high-
mercury group. These recent results confirm earlier findings from
Heidelberg on mercury and fertility. According to the researchers,
mercury exposure leads to hormone and immune disturbances that can
reduce fertility. In a cell culture experiment at the Tuebingen
University gynecological clinic, mercury affectedhormone production at low concentrations. The
concentrations were so low that cell vitality was otherwise almost
unaffected. A recent report by the National Research Council
found that 50% of all pregnancies in the U.S. are now resulting in
prenatal or postnatal mortality, significant birth defects,
developmental disabilities or otherwise chronically unhealthy
There has been a similar sharp increase in developmental
disabilities in North American children over the last 2 decades,
including learning disabilities and behavioral problems, asthma and
allergies, and childhood cancer. Exposure to toxic chemicals or
environmental factors appear to be a factor in as much as 28
percent of the 4 million U.S. children born each year , with 1 in 6
having one of the neurological conditions previously listed.
Mercury in Dental Fillings Destroys Brain Cells
Mercury is a neurotoxin that is
especially damaging to the developing brain and nervous system. A
growing number of researchers believe that the soaring rates of
neurological and developmental disorders in our children can be
linked to a corresponding increase in the number of
Julian Whitaker, MD: "In the May issue of
Health and Healing, I told you about the two most common sources of
toxic mercury: seafood and dental
amalgams. But there's a third source of mercury that you
should know about, particularly if you are the parent or
grandparent of a young child or are expecting to have a child:
vaccines. Until recently, a form of mercury called thimerosal was used as a
preservative in many of the vaccines given to infants and young
children, including vaccines for hepatitis B, influenza,
diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and Haemophilus influenzae type b, (Hib).
Congressman Dan Burton (R-Indiana), who spoke before the
House Committee on Government Reform's hearing on mercury and
medicine last year, knows just what this poison can do to the
delicate brain and nervous system of a young child: his
once-healthy grandson, who was given vaccines for nine different
diseases in one day, now suffers from autism. In Burton's
estimation, his grandson may have received, in the space of a few
hours, 41 times the amount of mercury at which harm can be caused.
Unfortunately, his grandson's experience is not unique. The U.S. government has concluded that childhood vaccines contributed to symptoms of autism in 9-year-old Hannah Poling.
Human destiny is on a collision course with mercury.
Tomorrow we will all wake up to a world with about twenty tons more
mercury in the environment, another ton will be put into people's
mouths by dentists, and tens of thousands of little children will
receive vaccinations laced with toxic mercury molecules, in the
form of ethyl-mercury, super-charged with aluminum.
The main areas of anxiety in
regards to mercury are dental, medical, and environmental.
The association of mercury to chronic diseases is well
documented in the didactic scientific literature. The search for
the association between mercury and cardiovascular disease reveals
358 scientific papers exemplifying the relationship; between
mercury and cancer we find 643 scientific papers. The association
of mercury with neuro-degenerative diseases is the most significant,
with the references numbering 1,445.
U.S. Dept. Of Education indicates that over 5 million children
attending school have neurological related disabilities reported by
state agencies, other than ADD. According to the American Academy
of Pediatrics between 4 to 12 % of all school age children are
affected by ADHD and a similar number have some degree of dyslexia.
Studies indicate that over 60,000 children are born each year with
neurodevelopmental impairments due to prenatal exposure to methyl
mercury and two other sources of mercury exposure
appear more common and at higher levels than this, mercury from
vaccines and amalgam dental
Mercury in vaccines - One hundred years ago,
children received 1 vaccine (the smallpox vaccine). Forty years
ago, children received 5 vaccines routinely (diphtheria, pertussis,
tetanus, polio, and smallpox vaccines) and as many as 8 shots by 2
years of age. Children now receive 52 vaccines, in the form of 15
shots, by the time they are 6 months of age if they receive all the
recommend shots, including the Prevnar pediatric pneumonia shot.
Vaccines contain THIMERSOL (mercury), MSG, aluminum, formaldehyde,
sucrose and phenoxyethanol, which is antifreeze, among many other
things. Thimerosal, a vaccine ingredient, is nearly 50% mercury.
Mercury is a NEUROTOXIN. EPA 'safe' levels are: .1 microgram per
1.0 kilogram of body weight per day. Vaccines contain 12.5 to 25.0
micrograms of mercury, and a 'well baby' visit can see your child
have between 50 and 62.5 mcgs of MERCURY injected into their
bloodstream. The CDC (US) has found a trend linking autism to mercury laden
vaccines. Thimerosal is a registered pesticide with the Department
of Pesticide Registration of the Environmental Protection
Oral Health Effects of Mercury from Amalgam
A study of 20,000 subjects at a German university found a
significant relation between the number of amalgam fillings
with periodontal problems. Some of the oral effects documented
in the literature to be caused by amalgam include gingivitis,
oral gum tissue inflammation, bleeding gums, bone loss, mouth
sores, oral lesions, pain and discomfort, burning mouth, metallic
taste, chronic sore throat, chronic inflammatory response, lichen
planus autoimmune response, oral keratosis, oral cancer, bad breath,
mouth dryness, tender teeth, trigeminal neuralgia, sinusitis, TMJ,
orafacial granulomatosis, oral lichen planus, leukoplakia, amalgam
Amalgams are also a factor in periodontal disease. Removal of
amalgam fillings led to cure or significant improvement for most
of such oral health problems and oral keratosis (pre-cancer). For
example, in one clinic that replaced amalgams for a large number
of such patients, there was cure or significant improvement in over
90% of cases for metallic taste, tender teeth, mouth sores, and bad
breath and in over 80% of cases for bleeding gums and throat irritation.
A Jerome meter was used to measure mercury vapor level in the mouth,
and many had over 50 micrograms mercury per cubic meter of air, far
above the government health guideline for mercury.
"I was diagnosed with acute periodontal
disease about 35 years ago, and I was told by UCSF (University of
California San Francisco) that the severity of my condition was
found in only 2% of the worldwide population. I lost track of
how many periodontists I have gone to over the years, but enough
that when someone begins working in my mouth, I know immediately
if I have confidence in them or not. I have also lost track of
how many surgeries I've had in attempting to deal with this
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mercury amalgam fillings "In all chronic diseases heavy metals play a role. Heavy metals
lead to chronic infections by fungi, bacteria, mycoplasma, viruses.
But it is a big mistake to treat these infections without changing
the milieu. We all have neuro toxins in our body. Under these neuro
toxins mercury has a special importance, because
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Removing dental work Carefully
Hal Huggins, D.D.S., M.S on
Removing dental work could save your life
Did you realize
that your dentist can have as much of an impact on your overall
health as your doctor? Chances are, your answer to this is no. But
it's the truth. A truth that, unfortunately, is not being heard.
Mainstream physicians and dentists refuse to open their eyes to the
connection between dentistry and medicine. While I've managed to
help hundreds of patients eliminate their sickening symptoms and
disease, the establishment continues to ignore the fact that what
goes on in your mouth can have a great impact on what goes on in
the rest of your body. And that their standard dental procedures
are making people sick and putting your health at risk.
Be VERY Careful When
Replacing Missing Teeth. A dental implant
is one option for replacing missing or badly diseased teeth. It is
composed of an artificial root that looks like a post or screw and
is covered with a dental crown. Treatment involves the surgical
placement of the implant into
the jawbone, where it
is allowed to fuse to the bone in a process called
“osseointegration.” Once healed, the implant acts as an anchor for
an artificial replacement tooth, or crown.
The crown is made to
blend in with your other teeth and is permanently attached to the
implant. A typical dental implant is made of pure titanium and/or a
titanium alloy. In fact, titanium alloys are widely used in both
medicine and dentistry, for dental implants, pacemakers, stents,
orthodontal brackets, and orthopedic implants (e.g., hip, shoulder,
knee, or elbow). Not only is titanium strong, but many consider it
biocompatible: it forms an oxide layer when exposed to air, and
this purportedly results in reduced corrosion and superior
osseointegration. So why should you reject the standard titanium
Mercury Poisoning Recovery Stories After Removal of Amalgam Fillings
Lupus Recovery After Removal of 22 dental amalgam fillings
Moore suffered from lupus for 14 years. After taking control of her
health care, though, and drawing on alternative therapies (usually
called "complementary" therapies), she has "recovered." The hardest part of her return
to health was the removal of 22 dental amalgam fillings. Books by
lupus patients aren't unusual, but hers is the first to go into
complementary medicine in detail. Nutrition and dietary supplements
played major roles, Moore says, and naturopathy, traditional
Chinese medicine, and mind-body medicine were in the mix, too. The
hardest part of her return to health was the removal of 22 dental
amalgam fillings, which gave new meaning to the trendy saw "No
pain, no gain" but produced increasingly noticeable
Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s own immune
system attacks the skin, blood vessels, joints, and other tissues
of the body. It is believed that there may be a virus that causes
the development of antibodies, which then attacks good body
tissues. Visual symptoms may include a butterfly shaped rash on the
checks or the nose or in other locations on the body. Woman make up
90% of the people with Lupus and it is even more prevalent in Asian
"In 2004 I began to experience a lot of joint swelling in my hands,
shoulders, knees and ankles. That pain would simply jump around in
my body without warning and I kept going to the doctor who
concluded I had either strained a muscle or had a torn rotator cup.
Eventually after CATS and MRIs showed no problems the doctor gave
me a blood test and when it came back she said that I had Lupus.
was prescribed a series of medications that made me very ill. After
researching more about lupus it occurred to me that I needed to
find a doctor that specialized in autoimmune deficiencies. I found
a doctor who specialized in autoimmune diseases and after a series
of blood test this doctor told me I had RA, Rheumatoid Arthritis.
She said that my RA factors were over 200 and started me on a
methotrexate, and other RA combo drugs including, prednisone,
cortisone shots and painkillers. The side effects of the
medications were at times unbearable.
A friend of mine who at one time had stage four pancreatic cancer
introduced me to Marine Phytoplankton
and suggested that I talk to a friend of hers for more information.
being on so many over the counter drugs and prescribed medications
I was a bit reluctant but decided to try it 3 days after purchasing
it. After all, I really had nothing to lose. Within the first half
hour of taking the Marine Phytoplankton I felt. The swelling had
left my hands, completely (this is where the RA had settled). Each
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have not looked back.
It has only been 30 days and I have not taken any medications for
arthritis. I have been pain free and I have not had any joint
swelling. This is truly a miracle for me and it is what I have been
looking for. I am recommending it to everyone I know that has RA. I
believe that Marine Phytoplankton is the all-natural product that
is healing my body from the inside out. You must give it a try." T.
AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS) (LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE)
It didn't take long for me to find dozens of sources that
implied mercury poisoning was involved in ALS and MS, as well as
many other "diseases", and that the most common source of mercury
is from "silver" dental fillings. I was shocked that I had never
heard of this before, but would later learn that by design, 95% of
the population is unaware of this fact. I found articles and books
that claimed many
recoveries from MS after the SAFE removal of
dental fillings. I even found one in a medical journal entitled
"RECOVERY FROM AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS AND FROM ALERGIES
FOLLOWING THE REMOVAL OF DENTAL AMALGAM FILLINGS" published in The
Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine. The report documented the
case of an unnamed woman in Sweden, who was diagnosed with ALS and
was unable to walk. She fully recovered after just five months of
removing her mercury fillings, and supplementing with selenium [Se]
and vitamin E."
IS WINNING - Beating a Terminal Ilness with Nutrition, Avoiding
Toxins and Common Sense. This book is a must read for anyone with
ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) or with a neurological
disorder such as
Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis or Alzheimer's Disease. The
author, Eric Edney, has survived ALS for over 14 years. During the
first few years of his ALS experience, Eric was able to gather a
great deal of information about ALS and develop a program to beat
it. Eric soon realized that he had more information about ALS than
was available from any single source. Additionally, his theories
and regimen are proving to be correct - they are working.
Two amalgam fillings over looked in my teeth!
by YM, Ibaragi City, Japan, 28 years old. Feb.'96
Since I was a child, my skin was sensitive and I was prone to
dry skin and infections especially around the elbows and the knees.
It was nothing very serious and I was living a normal life just
like others did. However, in the winter when I was 19, I all of a
sudden started to itch all over my body. It was really abrupt. I
literally scratch-ed myself from head to toe and to the extent that
there was no spot left unscratched. My skin was smeared with blood.
My condition seemed hopeless. I had no idea that amalgam, used in
my dental treatment when I was 17 years old, was the cause of my
One day I had a terrible toothache. One year and eight months
prior to this, I had my amalgam filling removed to get rid of the
cause of the atopic dermatitis, but the teeth were left unfilled
since there was no dental material fit to use (in order to prevent
allergic symptoms), and those teeth developed cavities! I went back
to the same dentist who had removed the amalgam filling and had an
Xray of all my teeth. Then, two amalgam fillings were discovered in
my mouth that had been believed to be amalgam free! Since they were
my wisdom teeth, I had them extracted.
But the discovery was
shocking. Two months after the extraction, my skin became amazingly
smooth. It was as though the bad substance was draining from my
body. The pain that had haunted me day and night was suddenly
lifted from me and I could sleep like a baby and get up feeling
fine. It was such a quick recovery that I wondered if I really did
have atopic derinatitis after all. The better I got the more I
realized that the biggest cause, after all, was the two amalgam
fillings forgotten in my teeth. As I realized this, I wanted an
apology from my dentist, who overlooked those amalgam fillings.
It was no use regretting what had happened. I had to accept it.
During those years filled with pain I fought face to face with my
atopic eczema. With support from those around me, including Dr
Kohdera and my family, I have learned a lot. I have learned that
our bodies react even to such tiny dental fillings, and that the
environment of one's house and the earth are really crucial to our
health. Now I think those two years were not meaningless.
I am really happy that I met Dr Kohdera*, who gave me constant
support regardless of my condition. My gratitude towards him cannot
be expressed by mere words such as "thank you". I am truly, truly
grateful. Now that I am healthy, my husband and I are thinking
about having a second baby.
Now that I am finally free from the itching that almost drove me
crazy, my everyday life is cheerful, joyous, and comfortable. I am
filled with happiness and gratitude. But, to be truly honest, I
still feel vexed and angry about what happened to me. I hope the day will come when all people who suffer from atopic
derinatitits will recover just like I did and have smiles and
Dr. Vinograd D.D.S. N.M.D. - "I was 35 years old
and feeling like 80. I did not understand where all the symptoms I
was experiencing came from - The brain fog, the insomnia, the
digestive problems, the tired feeling that accompanied me every
day, the irritability and bad breath. I could still remember
feeling so much more healthy when I was younger, so vibrant and
full of good quality energy. At first, I attributed feeling
unhealthy to the aging process. And when I finally realized that
what I was feeling was not normal aging. I felt like I had hit a
My blood tests did not show any abnormalities other than a high
Candida count, but when I researched the
various approaches to eradicate Candida, I was
surprised to find that the fungus has a direct relationship with
heavy metal toxicity. Apparently, our bodies 'farm' the Candida to
have them help absorb some of the toxicity created in our bodies
from the heavy metals. I then ran some test to uncover the
possibility of being burdened by other heavy metals. After Urine
Toxic Elements and Fecal Metals tests (at Doctor's Data Medical
Laboratory), Hair Analysis (at Great Smokies Diagnostic
Laboratory), and a Syncrometer Test of my saliva samples, what I
found was shocking.
All tests revealed abnormal levels of various metals; including
arsenic, nickel and lead (I suppose that although labeled abnormal
they are quite common). However, it was my mercury levels that were
off the charts, and appeared consistently in every test. Where was
this mercury coming from? We know now that certain fish have been
identified as carrying unusually high levels of mercury (the
government's Environmental Protection Agency now carries strict
warnings) As a dentist, I suspected the mercury did not solely come
from the fish. As most dentists, I had been indoctrinated to
believe that amalgam (silver) fillings, were perfectly safe.
Could my use of amalgams, both in my patient's mouth and on my
own be a source of mercury toxicity? As it turns out, not only do I
believe that to be the case, but dentists are now being compelled
by law to disclose to their patients the potential dangers of
amalgam use. I am happy to be able to report that I am now 51 years
old and feel like 20. I have spent the bulk of my time developing a
protocol to help patients detoxify (perhaps driven by some guilt
over the many years I used amalgams on my patients). I have
explored therapies with intravenous chelating agents (DMSA, EDTA,
DMPS), finding them expensive and very harsh on the body. I have
looked into sublingual herbal and homeopathic preparation, finding
some of them somewhat useful, but quite expensive (one such
preparation was retailing for $150.00 for one ounce bottle, needing
for Dental Choice (CDC) was established in 1996 by consumer
advocates, mercury poisoning victims, scientists and mercury-free
dentists as a 501(3)(c) non profit organization. The purpose of the
organization is to promote access to mercury-free dentistry; to
legislate informed consent before placement of mercury amalgams;
and, to ultimately abolish the use of mercury in dental
OraMedia - Dental
Self-Sufficiency", the web site devoted entirely to 'preventive'
dentistry was established to promote the works of Dr. Robert O.
Nara, who fought a long battle with the American Dental Association
and others in his profession over his views on promoting
'preventive' dentistry in the face of traditional 'restorative'
dentistry. According to OraMedia's Director and site Editor, Tom
Cornwell, "The cause and cure of periodontal (gum) disease was
discovered well over 100 years ago. The BIG money, however, is in
treating the 'symptoms' of the disease, and not the 'prevention' of
it. The focus at OraMedia is teaching people to understand what
causes the disease, and how to very easily control it."
"This should be good news to health-conscious people, and to
parents especially," he adds. "In a business where, just 'dentures'
alone is a $30 BILLION a year industry, I think there's probably a
little room for 'preventive dentistry' for those willing to take on
the responsibility for their own teeth. It is estimated that 98% of
ALL Americans suffer from some stage of periodontal disease."
The major majority of the information at the Oramedia site is
free for the reading, downloading and re-publishing. Books and
tapes of Dr. Nara's work will also be made available.
How To Neutralize and Detox Mercury Poisoning
Detoxification is a normal body process of eliminating
or neutralizing toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs,
lymph and skin. Naturopaths who hold that illness can be healed by the natural
processes of the body are the most vigorous supporters of
detoxification, since they believe that the primary cause of
disease is the accumulation of un-eliminated wastes. When the body's
natural cleansing systems are no longer up to the task, proponents
of detoxification say everyone should detoxify at some point.
Glutathione Plays a Critical Role in the Cellular Detoxification Processes
A severe deficiency in glutathione means poor ability to
detoxify environmental toxins, particularly mercury.
Glutathione is a master antioxidant, an important line of
defense against diseases, toxins, viruses, pollutants, radiation
and oxidative stress. A Glutathione deficiency can cause a lack of
coordination, mental disorders, tremors, and difficulty maintaining
balance. Glutathione is continuously defending our body against
attacks from disease, toxins, poisons, viruses, pollutants,
radiation and oxidative stress. Glutathione is manufactured by
every one of our trillions of cells and is one of the most
important healing and cleansing agents. Glutathione acts as a detoxifying agent by combining with undesirable substances and
ridding the body of them through urine and bile .
Paul Rothe (June, 2003) In November of 1999, I had a minor
pulmonary cardiac infarct (heart attack). Four months later, I
tested 30% above the cardio-pulmonary fitness norm for my age (then
60), with good cardiac blood flow. I then visited a naturopathic
physician who explained mercury's tendency, among numerous other
negative effects, to disrupt the calcium balance important in blood
vessel contractions. My attack was attributed to an arterial spasm.
I was under considerable emotional stress at the time.
I had my
silver/mercury-based dental amalgams replaced with
composite material in July of 2000, dental fillings being a common
source of mercury toxicity. I then underwent a series of mercury
chelations through a naturopahic physician to remove the mercury
residue still present in my body. At that time, I had a blood
mercury reading of 66 ppm on a 'normal' reference range of 0 - 49
ppm*, considerably beyond the range of acceptability. After a
series of 12 chelations, which were expensive and tend to be hard
on the body, my blood mercury was reduced to 40 ppm by September
19, 2002 a noticeable improvement.
On May 28, 2003, after taking
three or more packs (30 g) of Immunocal ¨ per day for 8.5
months (mid September to the end of May), the same test for blood
mercury as used previously returned a value of 28 ppm. I had
changed nothing in my habits that would account for the 12
ppm drop since
the September, 2001, test, other than the fact I had been taking
HMS 90¨/Immunocal¨ daily over that period. I have been told that
this is much higher than the amount which could have been removed
through the passive excretion of mercury from my body without any
This is far from a controlled study, but it
does seem consistent with Medline studies which verify glutathione's ability to chelate
mercury in mice, rats, and perch. If I hadn't had
other health issues (non-life threatening) and a relatively active
and regular regime of swimming, cycling and walking, not to mention
general busyness to 'soak up' some of the HMS 90¨/Immunocal¨
through activity-induced oxidative stress, the amount of mercury
purged from my system might have been greater.
Overall, my physical wellbeing has been transformed from
that of a pain-plagued middle-ager (including limiting arthritis in
my right knee) in less than a year to someone who feels 20 years younger.
I experience this in the form of improved overall energy, enhanced physical
performance and recovery, better sleep. I am even noticing signs of anti-aging,
such as improved eyesight for reading, fading age spots and wrinkles,
more rapidly growing nails, and even a returning hairline! To what else
could these changes be attributed other than HMS 90¨/Immunocal¨? All tests,
for which records are on file, were requested through my family physician,
the last two of which were run at the same hospital lab facility. As a detoxifier, glutathione is
capable of removing a wide range of toxins from the body.
Dr. Jimmy Gutman, MD - "Clinical evidence links
low glutathione levels to the most
common illnesses of our time as well as newly emerging diseases.
Glutathione levels diminish as we age and many diseases normally
associated with aging have been linked to glutathione
Mercury Detoxifying Medicinal Clay Treatment: Simple Clay Bath
"A few years ago, I was diagnosed with heavy metal and chemical
poisoning. Among the many toxic substances in my body, mercury from
the fillings in my teeth was a major culprit. Having neither health
insurance nor the money to pay for these expensive treatments, I
began searching for alternative ways to eliminate these poisons--a
major cause of immune system breakdown--and thus, the source of
Eventually, my search led me to a book, Using
Energy to Heal, by Wendell Hoffman. Through his own research,
Hoffman found that a special bentonite clay
used in a bath can actually draw out toxic chemicals through the pores of the skin. After many experiments, he
concluded that optimum results are obtained by immersing oneself in
a tub of very warm water mixed with a special bentonite clay for
exactly 20 minutes!"
Cilantro Helps Eliminate Mercury, Lead, and Aluminum
Yoshiaki Omura, MD, director of medical research at
the Heart Disease Foundation and president of the International
College of Acupuncture in New York, reported that after finding he
had been heavily exposed to mercury, he accidentally discovered
that when cilantro is taken in a lightly cooked form it causes a
massive excretion of mercury via the urine.
MD, Ph.D recommends cilantro as one of the best means to remove
mercury from the brain. His clinical research has found that 5
grams (teaspoonful) a day is the minimum dose. Fresh cilantro can
be prepared by finely chopping eight or more heaping teaspoons,
steeping in approximately one quart (or one liter) just boiled
chicken broth or water, covered for twenty minutes. Be sure to
avoid using metalic cookware, since cilantro is a powerful metal
chelator. Use only Pyrex or Corningware! The tea or broth may then
be sipped throughout the day. This will have to be continued for at
least two to three months to be sufficiently effective in most
cases of elevated mercury levels.
Mercury and B12 vitamin (Methylcobalamin)
The transport of
vitamin B12 to the brain can be disturbed or
interrupted by heavy metals such as inorganic mercury, which
affects the blood-brain barrier by causing leakage and hampering
the active transport of nutrients. Exposure to laughing gas (N2O),
commonly given to women in labour, causes similar B12 deficiencies
in the brain of the infant, and sometimes in mothers with low B12
levels (and the anaesthetist). When used as a sedative in
connection with an operation, the gas can cause irreparable damage
in an individual with B12 deficiency.
The administration of relatively high doses of vitamin B12, in the form of
methylcobalamin, in the treatment of fibromyalgia, diabetics,
Multiple Sclerosis, and amalgam-related
disorders has been gradually increasing in Sweden since
the end of the 80's. The results are remarkable. Some of the
disorders that may be preventable or treatable with
methylcobalamin, include chronic fatigue syndrome,
Parkinson's disease, peripheral neuropathies, Alzheimer's
disease, muscular dystrophy and neurological aging. METHYL B-12
Methylocobalamin 1000 mcg
02-01-1999 Japanese scientists have identified a form of vitamin
B12 that protects against neurological disease and aging by a
unique mechanism that differs from current therapies. Some of the
disorders that may be preventable or treatable with this natural
vitamin therapy, called methylcobalamin, include chronic fatigue
syndrome, Parkinson's disease, peripheral neuropathies, Alzheimer's
disease, muscular dystrophy and neurological aging. Americans have
immediate access to this unique and new form of vitamin B12, and,
unlike prescription drugs, it costs very little and is free of side
Vitamin B12 is a general label for a group of essential
biological compounds knows as cobalamins. The cobalamins are
structurally related to hemoglobin in the blood, and a deficiency
of vitamin B12 can cause anemia. The primary concern of
conventional doctors is to maintain adequate cobalamin status to
protect against anemia.
The most common form of vitamin B12 is called cyanocobalamin.
However, over the last ten years, a number of central and
peripheral neurological diseases have been linked to a deficiency
of a very specific cobalamin, the methylcobalamin form, that is
required to protect against neurological diseases and aging. The
liver converts a small amount of cyanocobalamin into
methylcobalamin within the body, but larger amounts of B-12 methylcobalamin are
necessary to correct neurological defects and protect against
Published studies show that high doses of methylcobalamin are
needed to regenerate neurons as well as the myelin sheath that
protects nerve axons and peripheral nerves.
Alpha-lipoic acid has been used for
detoxification of heavy metal poisoning in Europe. This is taking
advantage of its ability as a chelator instead of its antioxidant
function, but there is fairly decent evidence showing its
beneficial effects against cadmium and mercury poisoning."
Is Fluoride in Mouthwash and Toothpaste Safe?
Over the years an enormous amount of research and study has gone
into the use of fluoride mouthwash and toothpaste. Cancer,
diabetes, thyroid and neurological disorders, hormonal imbalances,
heart disease, arthritis and osteoporosis have all been linked to
chronic fluoride ingestion.
Excerpt from "The Perfect Prescription For Your Teeth" booklet:
"Fluoride detaches the gum tissue,
forming POCKETS from 1 to 8 mm deep. Dr. Judd states, “Receding gum
surgery will end when the GUM POCKETS cease. The very mention of
the procedure, which involves transferring flesh from the roof of
the mouth to the excised area of the
gums, is a
heinous and useless procedure which ought to pass into oblivion.
Fluoride is a nerve poison. FLUORIDE CAUSES CAVITIES. There is not
the slightest doubt. Dr. Judd states, “TO AVOID FLUORIDE IS TO
PREVENT MORE THAN 114 AILMENTS.. These 114 MEDICAL SIDE EFFECTS
extend all the way from cancer down to headaches CAUSED BY 1 PPM
FLUORIDE IN THE WATER. Thirteen of these side effects are proved by
a double blind study on 60 patients by 12 physicians, 1 pharmacist
and 1 attorney.”
Spokesmen for national groups are beginning to notice AN
ALARMING RISE IN CAVITIES AMONG CHILDREN AND TEENS. Some dentists
recommend DENTAL SEALANTS, especially for older teens not
previously considered candidates for the treatment. But if sealants
are now ordered, AREN’T DENTISTS ADMITTING NO CONFIDENCE IN THE
ABILITY OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT CAVITIES??? Says Dr. Judd, “REMOVAL
OF FLUORIDE FROM DRINKING WATER, PASTES OR GELS SAVES THE ENZYME
ADENOSINE DIPHOSPHATASE so it can deliver phosphate to calcium at
the tooth surface, RESULTING IN A BEAUTIFUL, SEMI-FLEXIBLE ENAMEL.”
And for those that care about wrinkles and such...
Fluoride disrupts the connective tissue, causing excessive
cross-linking, cysts, and premature aging of the skin!
Clearly, getting rid of fluoride is the first important step to
take care of your teeth and other problems in the body.
Dr Robert Verkerk - “Fluorides are extremely
reactive molecules which have been shown to cause considerable harm
in biological systems. They continue to be used by health
authorities for a specific medicinal purpose, namely the treatment
and prevention of dental caries, yet they have never been subjected
to the full risk/benefit analysis which is required in order to
bring other drugs to the market. Drinking water medicated with
fluoride clearly amounts to government-sponsored use of an
unlicensed drug. It is staggering that international bodies such as
the United Nations’ Codex Alimentarius Commission could have
overruled the substantial scientific concerns about fluoride in
infant formula raised by several countries in November’s Codex
meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand and that babies, the most
vulnerable members of our society, are made the innocent victims”
Dr Robert Verkerk, Executive Director of the Alliance for Natural
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