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Used to eat a lot of fish my mercury levels were slightly [email protected] does the body naturally detoxify mercury. I'm i at any risk.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: What lab?

Be very sure you know what lab is doing the assay.
There are some disreputable labs in the "heavy metal" screening business that engage in non-evidence-based practices. The whole business of mercury in fish as contentious with much scaremongering -- one study showed kids in poor nations that ate more fish & had slightly more mercury were also smarter as (?) they got more protein. I wouldn't worry.

In brief: What lab?

Be very sure you know what lab is doing the assay.
There are some disreputable labs in the "heavy metal" screening business that engage in non-evidence-based practices. The whole business of mercury in fish as contentious with much scaremongering -- one study showed kids in poor nations that ate more fish & had slightly more mercury were also smarter as (?) they got more protein. I wouldn't worry.
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