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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Heavy Metals Panel Blood (Overview)

Heavy metals are common metals that can cause poisoning in humans. The most common example is lead, which is a big threat to children. Other metals encountered at work places can also be a problem: cadmium, arsenic, gold, mercury. A heavy metals test panel is a blood (or urine) test that assays for the most common heavy metals.


Dr. Lonnie Smith
13 doctors shared insights

Heavy Metals Panel Blood (Overview)

Heavy metals are common metals that can cause poisoning in humans. The most common example is lead, which is a big threat to children. Other metals encountered at work places can also be a problem: cadmium, arsenic, gold, mercury. A heavy metals test panel is a blood (or urine) test that assays for the most common heavy metals.


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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Does 3 heavy and painful periods end any chance of being pregnancy? And what if your period is pure blood and no discharge, or "slime" in it?

Does 3 heavy and painful periods end any chance of being pregnancy? And what if your period is pure blood and no discharge, or "slime" in it?

Not pregnant: When the period is heavy the blood in it has not had time to clot and develop different textures. Slim is not needed for it to be a period. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel blood?

What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel blood?

Heavy metals test: Heavy metals are common metals that can cause poisoning in humans. The most common example is lead, which is a big threat to children. Other metals encountered at work places can also be a problem: cadmium, arsenic, gold, mercury. A heavy metals test panel is a blood (or urine) test that assays for the most common heavy metals. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Is there a way to test my 16 month old for heavy metals besides drawing blood?

Is there a way to test my 16 month old for heavy metals besides drawing blood?

Osumex's heavy metal: Test kits are designed to detect the presence of toxic heavy metals in the body using urine or saliva. ...Read more

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How effective are "detoxamine edta suppositories" as chelation therapy for removing heavy metals and plaque from the blood?

How effective are "detoxamine edta suppositories" as chelation therapy for removing heavy metals and plaque from the blood?

Effective for metals: More research is needed but there is evidence that detoxamin suppositories can help remove heavy metals; whether they remove plaque is still to be determined but removing lead should lead to plaque reduction. Oral edta is only about 5% absorbed. Research has shown detoxamin is about 35% absorbed but stays in the body a much longer time than IV edta. Please see my comment for more information. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Blood work for heavy metals-lymes-anemia. All neg. I'm anemic but WBC oversized very low rbc.Have sym-fatigue, nit sweats, headache, cont.Cold sym., ?

Blood work for heavy metals-lymes-anemia. All neg. I'm anemic but WBC oversized very low rbc.Have sym-fatigue, nit sweats, headache, cont.Cold sym., ?

Anemia: Your anemia seems to be a major problem. Either you are not making rbc's, your are losing them through your GI tract, or they are being destroyed in the blood stream. It sounds as if you are symptomatic due to your fatigue, you should go to the er and see a physician as soon as possible to try to arrive at a diagnosis. If you can wait, go to a hematologist to find the cause of your low rbc count. ...Read more