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What causes heavy metals poisoning?

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Hi Dr XXXXXXX It is Heavy metals poisoning patient: Urine tests shows mainly urine lead exceeds three times the upper expected limit per the reference population. urine mercury (Hg) is higher than expected Lead (Pb) 7.3 shall < 2 ug/g creatinine Mercury. 5.2 shall be <3 ug/g creat Your advice please. Thanks a lot
Posted Tue, 18 Mar 2014 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 5 hours later
Brief Answer: As suspected sir, please look into my suggestions Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX sir. The main source of lead and mercury in our daily diet is either from processed food, the plumbing (if an individual uses tap water to drink and cook), and the vessels in which you are cooking your food or drinking your water from. So the first thing you need to do is to stop eating processed food and start using fresh food, and next you need to stop using tap water for anything but cleaning your body. Order mineral water which is much safer to use and should have a much lesser content of lead and mercury. If you were in fact using mineral water all this while, then speak to the company on their permitted levels of mercury and lead (if present) and if it is high, please change the provider. Next, as I had mentioned in our last discussion sir, there are three main approaches to treating lead poisoning, they are: -Chelation therapy: In which we introduce certain substances into your body which bind with the toxic poison and is excreted in the urine -EDTA: Usually used in higher levels of poisoning and in my opinion should be considered in your case sir. Please speak to a doctor regarding initiation of treatment immediately sir Please feel free to keep in touch with me and write to me about any/all developments. As informed earlier sir, I am here with you till you reach 100 % health. Best wishes.
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Follow-up: What causes heavy metals poisoning? 6 hours later
Hi Doctor Khan; Thousand of thanks again. This is the medication I am on now: Basic Treatment Guidelines (BTG) For: Ion XXXX Recommendations: -Medibulk (fiber, eliminating): 1 scoop in 8 ounces of water at bedtime. -Water intake: 8 glasses of water per day at minimum. -Movement: 20 minutes of movement per day to help with circulation and lymphatic flow. 1. MTL-TOX (metal) Drops 30 (Morning) 30 (Evening) 2. Cilantro Intrinsic (metal detox) Drops:30 M 30 E 3. Unda #2 (kidney support and drainage) Drops 8M 8E 4. UltraFlora Balance (GI, digestion, bowel movements) Capsules 1M 1E Keep in the fridge. 5. CGF Chlorella (liver detox, cellular integrity) Tablets 3M 3E 6. Cysteplus (liver detox) Capsules 1M 1E M= morning; E=Evening Is it OK or wait and see. Note: The poisoning shall be from OTHER sources. Everything listed by you was tested and OK. Sincere thanks again XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Treatment looks good sir Detailed Answer: Hello Mr. XXXXXXX The treatment regimen looks good sir. Do go about the same and keep me informed. Sadly the source has still not been identified, I just wish it had been identified so we could first and mostly importantly discontinue that. The reason why I raise concern for the same is because even if the treatment is successful and effective, if you are still in contact with the source (I strongly hope not), treatment will look ineffective. Hope and pray you recover at the earliest and write to me telling me that you are a healthy man and shall remain that way. God bless.
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