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Journal of Advancement in Medicine

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 9–25 | Cite as

Mercury Poisoning and Its Potential Impact on Hormone Regulation and Aging: Preliminary Clinical Observations Using a New Therapeutic Approach

  • James P. Frackelton
  • R. Lyle Christensen
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Abstract

Mercury and other heavy metal poisoning, represent a problem that is more common than most physicians recognize. Such poisoning can also have far reaching import in the diagnosis and understanding of the patient's hormone status, especially in the aging individual. The diagnosis and treatment of mercury poisoning is a major key to the reversal of hormonal dysregulation, often seen in patients of any age. This paper reviews the important clinical connection between hormone dysregulation and mercury toxicity and offers suggestions for diagnosis and treatment.

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Public Health Heavy Metal Mercury Therapeutic Approach Clinical Observation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James P. Frackelton
    • 1
  • R. Lyle Christensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Practicing physician with the Preventive Medicine Group of ClevelandUSA

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