What are the symptoms of cyanide poisoning?

Numerous symptoms. The features of cyanide poisoning depend on the duration, degree, and type of exposure. Central nervous system and cardiovascular system dysfunction are most prominent. Symptoms include headache, anxiety, confusion, vertigo, coma, seizures, cardiovascular instability, vomiting, abdominal pain and skin color changes.

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I just wanted to know can immunity be built up against cyanide poisoning?

No. Cyanide is a potent cellular toxin which acts quickly, and it's hard to believe anyone would try to build up an immunity to it. Read more...

Would hydroxocobalamin injections help someone who has cyanide poisoning?

No. Cyanide is a rapidly acting poison. If the person is not deathly ill, the body will get rid of the toxin naturally. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

I accidentally might have crushed and eaten orange seeds. Not sure how many. Freaking out. Cyanide poisoning?

No risk, no worries. The seeds of many fruits (oranges, apples, peaches) contain minute amounts of cyanide, not nearly enough to be harmful. If they did, it would be illegal to sell them in Canada or probably anywhere in the world. People swallow such seeds all the time; even a large handful wouldn't hurt anything. This is nothing to worry about. Read more...
Not even close. You would have to eat at least 50 seeds to start to be concerned. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/oct/11/cyanide-in-fruit-seeds-how-dangerous-is-an-apple. Read more...

The Hunzas eat 200x the amount of Vitamin B17 that we eat - yet they are cancer free & NO incidences of cyanide poisoning! How do you explain that?

Urban legend. There is no such thing as vitamin B17. The Hunza are poor people who can not count correctly. Your whole statement is a myth. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Read more...
Explanation . Numbers is looking scary, but the problem is that remedies what is under name of Vitamin B 17 not really vitamin. Cyanide , what is part of this remedy, in extremely small amount, and no real knowledge about maximum dose and safety. You can call 1-800-222-1222 for Poison Help. . Read more...