Q/A: Mercury and Health by Dr. Wilson

Q: How does mercury affect health, and can mercury toxicity be treated?   A: Mercury affects health by interfering with enzyme activity. Since enzymes are involved in virtually every biochemical process in the body, many symptoms can result from mercury toxicity. These symptoms are described in the article on MSDS of mercury below. Mercury enters […]

Mercury Toxicity: Mad Hatters and Quacks

  Mercury occurs naturally in the ore cinnabar, which has been refined for its mercury content since the 15th or 16th century B.C. Once sentenced by the Romans to work in quicksilver (mercury) mines, criminals had an average life expectancy of only three years. The expression “mad as a hatter” refers to mental illness of […]