Understanding Mercury Toxicity

Mercury toxicity can affect anyone exposed to mercury in their environment or diet. This guide provides insights into recognizing symptoms, undergoing testing, and receiving effective treatment for mercury toxicity.

Mercury is a toxic element found in various forms:

Elemental Mercury:

Thermometers, electrical switches, fluorescent lightbulbs, dental fillings.
Coughing, trouble breathing, metallic taste, nausea or vomiting, bleeding or swollen gums.

Inorganic Mercury:

Batteries, certain disinfectants, chemistry labs.
Burning sensation in the stomach or throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, blood in vomit or stool, changes in urine color.

Organic Mercury:

Coal fumes, fish containing methylmercury, older antiseptics.
Symptoms from long-term exposure: Numbness, dull pain, tremors, unsteady walk, double or blurry vision, memory loss, seizures, sleep disturbance, irritability.

Severe effects, including brain damage in developing fetuses.

Understanding these sources and symptoms helps in managing and preventing mercury toxicity effectively.

Testing for Mercury Toxicity

At The Osteopathic Center, we use advanced testing methods to diagnose mercury toxicity:
Including CBC, CMP, UA and a mercury-specific test to measure the mercury levels in bloodstream
To identify mercury stored in tissues for a comprehensive diagnosis.
The Mercury Tri-Test is the only clinical test that utilizes blood, hair, and urine to measure excretion abilities and exposure of inorganic and methyl mercury.
Methylation helps your body neutralize toxins. Mutations in the MTHFR can hinder this process, preventing natural detoxification.
Accurate testing helps in identifying the extent of mercury exposure and planning appropriate treatment.

Path to Recovery

With comprehensive care from The Osteopathic Center, individuals can achieve significant improvements in health. Early detection and treatment are essential for a successful recovery from mercury toxicity. Understanding mercury toxicity, recognizing symptoms, and undergoing effective treatment are vital for maintaining he

Treatment Options at The Osteopathic Center

We offer a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Our approach includes:
These helps remove mercury from the body and prevent further buildup or use for maintenance.
For intensive detox, IV chelation therapy administers chelating agents directly into the bloodstream, facilitating rapid mercury removal.
A diet rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals supports the body’s natural detox processes.
We offer a range of supplements, minerals, and binders designed to manage detox symptoms effectively.
Our IV therapies include vitamins, B12, glutathione, NAC, EBOO, minor and major autohemotherapy, and ALA.
These therapies support your immune system and enhance the detoxification process.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Symptoms like headaches, fatigue, and memory problems can indicate mercury toxicity. Testing is recommended for a definitive diagnosis.
Chelation therapy involves using agents that bind to heavy metals like mercury, allowing them to be eliminated from the body.
Preventive care typically requires 5 sessions, mild toxicity needs at least 10, and severe cases up to 40.
Yes, by minimizing fish intake, using binding agents, and following recommended dietary guidelines, you can reduce your risk.
High mercury levels can harm fetal development, so it’s crucial to test and address mercury exposure beforehand.

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Rebecca Mcmichael

Rebecca is an experienced RN with the most recent experience in infusion therapy. She has degrees in Nursing, Marketing, and Management. Rebecca’s goals is to show kindness and compassion to every patient and to seek excellence in all patient care.

Alee Johnson

After a 30-year career as a District Manager for AT&T, Alee decided she wasn’t ready to retire just yet. So, she dove into a new career in the medical field, which has lasted 14 years. She enjoys the people contact and always strives to make the patient feel welcome while projecting a professional presence. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and is “Mom” to Pickles the dog and Winky the cat.

Erin Levinger

Erin has her bachelor’s in nursing. She has been a registered nurse for 12 years. Primarily in emergency medicine. She I always striving to learn new things and finds integrative and regenerative medicine very intriguing. She loves to hear the success stories and to see the benefits that patients reap from all the services that the Osteopathic Center offers. She is passionate about helping people so they can look, feel, and perform at their best. Erin performs well under pressure and is very organized. She is a team player willing to lend a hand to wherever help is needed.

Adriana

Adriana has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is currently working towards her MSN. She recently found an interest in regenerative and integrative medicine and loves hearing from patients how these therapies changed their lives. She is always excited to learn new things and strives to provide the best care to patients.

Lawrence Kennard

Lawrence Kennard is a family nurse practitioner with almost 20 years experience in various aspects of healthcare. His career started as a volunteer EMT in North Carolina where he eventually became a paramedic with certifications in critical care and flight paramedicine. He then furthered his training earning a BSN from the University of Tennessee and his MSN from Vanderbilt University. He is board certified through both AANP and ANCC as a Family Nurse Practitioner and has worked in various urgent care and primary care settings including remote locations. He gained an interest in holistic medicine after seeing patients successfully treat themselves with traditional methods. Through coming to The Osteopathic Center, he has incorporated IV vitamins, chelation, UBI, and Ozone therapy into his practice.

Kayla Wolfe

Kayla is a fully licensed Radiologic Technologist with a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences. With over ten years in the medical field, she strives to ensure quality patient care and education. As a member of management, she focuses on providing a positive organizational and workplace culture to support the healthcare professional-patient relationship.

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Maribel has been in the field as a medical assistant and phlebotomist for over 20 years. Her experience in integrative medicine treatments speaks for itself. She treats her patients as a family, but she makes sure all of their needs are the number one priority. Maribel has a down to earth personality; hardly anything can upset her. She is always upbeat and happy to help anyone!

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Iryna has a Master’s in Finance; she is multi-disciplined and wears many hats. When she is not working on creative projects and answering media requests, she is connecting with patients. She can speak to you in Ukrainian, Russian, English, Polish, and maybe Spanish.

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