Arsenic Poisoning Symptoms and Sources
Arsenic poisoning symptoms, sources and
actions in the body.
Fish and shellfish, air and drinking water. Arsenic treated
wood, pesticides, fungicides, rat poison, hazardous waste
environments, smelting processes (e.g. copper, zinc and lead),
chemical and glass manufacturing. Chemical, electronic and
photoelectric processes, specialty glass.
Contributers to Arsenic
Poisoning Uptake or Retention in the Body
Selenium or iodine deficiency.
How to Decrease Arsenic Poisoning
Uptake or Retention in the Body
and iodine levels in the body.
Arsenic Actions in the
Organic forms from food and environment
Inorganic forms from water are also easily
Disables alpha-lipoic acid (very strong
Potential cause of cancer.
Binds to sulfur in the cells.
Bind to cellular membranes.
Loss of appetite
Decrease in skin color
Low blood pressure
Reference Source: Genova
Diagnostics Laboratory Toxic and Nutrient Elements
Eliminating the source(s) of the arsenic
exposure and taking oral or I.V. chelation are the only
effective methods of eliminating toxic arsenic from
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