Heavy Metal Toxicity

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What is Heavy Metal Toxicity?

Exposure to metals may occur through the diet, from medications, from the environment, or in the course of work or play. The impact of heavy metal exposure varies according to the metal in question, the total dose absorbed, and whether the exposure was acute or chronic.

What is it like to have Heavy Metal Toxicity?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Heavy Metal Toxicity and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Heavy Metal Toxicity patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Heavy Metal Toxicity on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 3
30s 7
40s 5
50s 12
60s 11
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

63% Females
37% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 19
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from Heavy Metal Toxicity patients who have completed their condition history
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