Cardiovascular Disease


Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. The cardiovascular consequences of mercury toxicity and the development of cardiovascular disease are well documented in the scientific literature. In addition, there are a myriad of other health conditions that occur as a consequence of cardiovascular disease including hypertension, generalized atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmias, heart rate variability, sudden cardiac death, cerebrovascular accidents (stroke), carotid artery disease, renal dysfunction and renal failure. The overall health effects of exposure the mercury is a serious issue that has not received proper medical attention, despite accumulating research. If you or a loved one suffers with any form of cardiovascular disease, we encourage you to discuss this with your medical provider and consider being screened for elevated body burdens of mercury. If your doctor is not familiar with how to evaluate for mercury toxicity, you may want to find a doctor who specializes in click here to find one here.