Aluminum - Heavy Metal


Although aluminum is not a heavy metal, it is available in consumer products and household items.  Studies suggest that aluminum might have a possible connection with developing Alzheimer's disease.  Aluminum toxicity affects the central nervous system, kidney, and digestive system.

Aluminum exposure:  aluminum foil, aluminum cookware, antacids, antiperspirants, aspirin, astringents, auto exhaust, baking powders, beef – commercially raised, cans, ceramics, cheese – commercial, buffered aspirin, canned foods, city water supplies, cookware and utensils, cosmetics, dialysis patients, dust, feed – animal, flour – bleached,  fireworks, foil, food additives, lipstick, milk products, nasal spray, ore smelting plants, processed cheeses, salt, tobacco smoke, water, and vanilla powder.  Workers in refineries, foundries, welders, grinders, automobile and aircraft industries. 

Aluminum toxicity symptoms and disorders:  Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anemia, behavioral problems, bone brittleness or osteoporosis, conjunctivitis, constipation, dementia and other neurological brain disorders, cavities, colds, colitis, eczema or dry skin, flatulence, headaches, heartburn, hemolysis, kidney dysfunction, leg twitching, leukocytosis, liver dysfunction, memory loss, muscles – weak and aching, neurotoxicity, numbness, osteomalacia, paralysis, Parkinson’s disease, perspiration – excessive, pneumoconiosis, porphyria, senility, spleen pain, stomach pain, upper airway irritation. 

Kathy Kafka

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