Mercury, Fish Oils, and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction – (12-05-02)

Mercury, Fish Oils, and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction

Mercury’s contribution to heart disease (with special emphasis on dilated cardiomyopathy) is rapidly gaining ground. Of concern is the mercury burden in many of today’s  commonly consumed fish. Keep in mind that it is important to identify potential sources of mercury exposure, evaluate body burden with tests such as heavy metal hair analysis and treat with chelation therapies.

NEJM — Abstracts: Guallar et al. 347 (22): 1747

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Here is a website from the FDA with mercury levels…FDA/CFSAN – Mercury Levels in Seafood Species. Click here.

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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