Mercury toxicity and antioxidants: Part 1: role of glutathione and alpha-lipoic acid in the treatment of mercury toxicity.

@article{Patrick2002MercuryTA,
  title={Mercury toxicity and antioxidants: Part 1: role of glutathione and alpha-lipoic acid in the treatment of mercury toxicity.},
  author={Lyn Patrick},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={456-71}
}
  • Lyn Patrick
  • Published 2002 in
    Alternative medicine review : a journal of…
Mercury exposure is the second-most common cause of toxic metal poisoning. Public health concern over mercury exposure, due to contamination of fish with methylmercury and the elemental mercury content of dental amalgams, has long been a topic of political and medical debate. Although the toxicology of mercury is complex, there is evidence for antioxidant protection in the prevention of neurological and renal damage caused by mercury toxicity. Alpha-lipoic acid, a coenzyme of pyruvate and alpha… CONTINUE READING

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