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Tellurium Toxicity Symptoms and Sources

Element Chemical Name and Symbol: Tellurium (Te)

Tellurium Toxicity Symptoms and SourcesTellurium Toxicity Sources:

Plants/vegetables (via soil content). Chemical processing, metal alloys, rubber vulcanization, ceramic/glass pigments and glazes, thermoelectric and semiconductor materials.

Synergistic for Tellurium Toxicity Uptake/Retention:

Vitamin C or vitamin E deficiency.

Antagonistic for Tellurium Toxicity Uptake/Retention:

Methionine, lipoic acid, N-acetyl-cysteine, cysteine, vitamins C and E.

Tellurium Toxicity Physiological Interactions:

Interferes with cholesterol synthesis, inhibits glutathione peroxidase. Bonds to sulfhydryl groups. May damage nerves, liver, gastrointestinal tract.

Symptoms of Excessive Tellurium Toxicity Exposure:

Garlic-odor breath, inflammation, peripheral neuropathy, metallic taste, nausea, insomnia, decreased perspiration.


Genova Diagnostics Toxic & Nutrient Elements Chart


This is not an all-encompassing list. There are other sources of metal exposure not listed herein.

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