Symptoms, conditions and causes

What are the signs of heavy metal toxicity on skin?

Signs of heavy metal toxicity and natural remedies:

1. Arsenic:

- Found in pressurized wood, water supply, and insecticides.

- Symptoms: Hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation, keratosis.

- Protective nutrients: Selenium, zinc, folate, carotenoids.

- Natural remedy: Spirulina.

2. Cadmium:

- Found in spray paint, tobacco, and shellfish.

- Symptoms: Yellowing or tanning of the skin, skin cancer risk.

- Protective nutrients: Zinc, antioxidants.

- Natural remedy: NAC (N-acetyl cysteine).

3. Lead:

- Found in paint, water supply, and soil.

- Symptoms: Blue line on gums.

- Protective nutrients: Calcium, iron.

- Natural remedies: Calcium EDTA, alpha-lipoic acid.

4. Mercury:

- Found in dental work, fish, and thimerosal.

- Symptoms: Graying of skin, pink color on palms and soles.

- Low-mercury fish and seafood: Anchovies, catfish, clams, crab, crawfish, flounder, herring, oysters, sardines, scallops.

- Protective measure: Consume one Brazil nut daily.

Last updated: Jul 01, 2024 15:32 PM