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Could i get parkinsonism from heavy metal toxicity?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Manganese mimics it

Exposure to this in its metal form superficially mimics Parkinsonism.
If a chelationist has told you that you have "heavy metal poisoning" just from ordinary things, get a second opinion and be sure any labs come from someplace reputable. If you self-diagnose with a fad / scare "toxicity", you'll never feel well again and will remain under fringe care. The field cries out for better work. Cheers.

In brief: Manganese mimics it

Exposure to this in its metal form superficially mimics Parkinsonism.
If a chelationist has told you that you have "heavy metal poisoning" just from ordinary things, get a second opinion and be sure any labs come from someplace reputable. If you self-diagnose with a fad / scare "toxicity", you'll never feel well again and will remain under fringe care. The field cries out for better work. Cheers.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Unlikely, but

This does not occur from mercury, lead, arsenic, etc, but has been reported in manganese miners.

In brief: Unlikely, but

This does not occur from mercury, lead, arsenic, etc, but has been reported in manganese miners.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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