Mercury Poisoning

Successfully Navigating Chronic Mercury Poisoning / Amalgam Illness

Mercury Poisoning Symptoms

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Chronic Mercury Toxicity caused by dental amalgams may exhibit a long list of symptoms. Because everybody’s biochemistry is slightly different, every person’s experience is slightly different. Chances are if you have amalgams and exhibit many of these symptoms then you should consider mercury poisoning as a potential diagnosis. You may also find the conditions related to mercury poisoning helpful.

I have bolded some of the symptoms that I experienced.

Musculoskeletal

  • Tender Muscles
  • Mees' Lines - moving white lines across the nails
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Joint pain, swelling, or stiffness
  • Painful muscle cramps
  • Muscle twitching - Starting in the calf muscles migrating toward the upper legs and torso.
  • Facial twitches and tics primarily around the eyes and mouth
  • Tremors

Reproductive

  • Unxeplained missed periods

Neurological

  • Poor Coordination or Balance
  • Fatigue
  • Poor memory
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Slurred speeach
  • Numbness or Tingling (Parasthesia)

Auditory

  • Ringing Ears (Tinnitus)
  • Difficulty processing speech

Cardiovascular

  • Anemia
  • Chest pain (Angina)
  • Rapid Heart Rate (Tachycardia)
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Feeling cold

Respiratory

  • Allergies
  • Recurrent sore throat
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Shallow respiration
  • Nose inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Excessive mucus formation
  • Stuffy nose
  • Loss of sense of smell

Gastrointestinal

  • Painful BM
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Bad Breath / Halitosis
  • Yeast / Candida Infection
  • Nausea / Vomiting

Lymphatic

  • Swollen Cervical Lymph Nodes
  • Swollen Preauricular Lymph Nodes
  • Swollen Jaw Lymph Nodes
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Water retention (Edema)

Ocular

  • Vision Disturbances - Eye Floaters
  • Tunnel vision

Oral

  • Dark spots on gums
  • White patches on gums (Leukoplakia)
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Metallic Taste
  • White coated tongue
  • Cold Sores
  • Mouth soreness
  • Inflamed gums
  • Gums that bleed easily
  • Canker Sores
  • Tooth grinding (Bruxism)
  • Bone loss

Emotional

  • Apathy
  • Irritable
  • Moodiness
  • Hostile Disposition
  • Confusion / Disorientation
  • Easily Excitable
  • Introversion
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks

Skin / Hair

  • Reduced perspiration
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Rashes from deodorants containing EDTA
  • Night sweats
  • Dry skin
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Hair loss

Metabolic

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Headaches / Migraine
  • Insomnia
  • Weight Loss

Organs

  • Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Frequently waking up at night to urinate - Nocturia

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