Exposure to heavy metals have been indicated in Alzheimer’s, alopecia (hair loss), depression, fatigue, glucose intolerance, malabsorption, Parkinson’s-like symptoms, low testosterone production and vision problems.
The toxic “priority metals” that you should be the most concerned about are arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead and mercury. We know that exposure to these priority metals as well as to methylmercury, nickel, and uranium can come from your environment, workplace, food or water supply.
The possibility of hidden exposure makes identifying them early — before they have the opportunity to cause disease in your body — very important.
So what signs can you look for?