The benefits of pre- and post-challenge urine heavy metal testing: Part 1.

@article{Crinnion2009TheBO,
  title={The benefits of pre- and post-challenge urine heavy metal testing: Part 1.},
  author={Walter J Crinnion},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          3-8
        }
}
Measuring urine heavy metals is an accepted method for assessing the presence of these toxins in an individual. A random sample (without a flushing agent) is excellent for showing current exposures because it reflects the level of heavy metals in the bloodstream during the hours immediately before bladder voiding. A sample taken after using a heavy-metal-mobilizing agent provides a reflection of total body burden. By utilizing both pre- and post-flush testing, the clinician gains information… CONTINUE READING

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