Alchemy of Health Webinar Series – How Toxic are Metals in the Body?
Why is it important?
The body needs minerals for all biochemical process but does not need metals as they accumulate in the organs and can be dangerous to the body.
Heavy metals can enter the body through the skin or by inhalation or ingestion. The body is exposed to heavy metals on a daily basis in the fumes we inhale like petrol, industrial fumes, pesticides to the metals we consume like water delivered in copper pipes or medications.
Heavy metals occur naturally in the environment. Arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead are the four most toxic metals. Acute or chronic exposure of heavy metals can lead to numerous health conditions affecting various body systems including heart, immune, immune and nervous system.
Toxic metals have detrimental effects, even at minute levels, but the effects may vary with degree of exposure and an individual’s metabolism and detoxification capacity.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- Nuts and bolts of metals
- Impact of heavy metal toxicity in the body
- How to measure toxic levels
- How to detoxify and chelate heavy metals from the body
This offering provides CPD continuing professional development credits for CMA and ATMS