The Hidden Connection of Heavy Metal Toxicity and Parasites

Nov 03, 2023

Parasites and Their Identification

Understanding Heavy Metals:

Heavy metals, such as lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium, are everywhere in our environment, and exposure to them can come from surprising sources. From contaminated water to tainted seafood, heavy metals find their way into our bodies, and their harmful effects are well-documented. But did you know that there's a hidden link between heavy metal toxicity and parasites? Let’s explore this connection and how it affects our health. 

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be toxic to humans and other organisms when present in excessive amounts. One study has linked elevated levels of heavy metals with autoimmune diseases, especially autoimmune thyroid conditions. Another study even found that women with high mercury exposure were more than twice as likely to have the antibodies found in Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease. Unfortunately, these chemicals are a lot more common in our environment than most people believe and they can enter our bodies through various means, including:

Contaminated Water: Heavy metals can leach into groundwater from industrial processes, making their way into your drinking water supply.

Seafood: Some fish, like tuna and swordfish, accumulate high levels of mercury, which can be ingested through seafood consumption.

Dental Fillings: Amalgam dental fillings contain mercury, which can slowly release into the body over time.

Air Pollution: Industrial emissions and exhaust fumes can release heavy metals into the atmosphere, which can be inhaled and enter the bloodstream.

The Link Between Heavy Metal Toxicity and Parasites:

Parasites are organisms that live in or on another host organism and rely on them for survival. It may come as a surprise, but parasites use heavy metals to disable and hide from the immune system. They will also coat their bodies in heavy metals to further hide from the immune system.

For instance, candida and parasites feed on heavy metals and sugar and store them within biofilms or within their own organism. When people kill candida with antifungals, the die-off symptoms that are experienced are partly the result of the release of heavy metals into the body, which overwhelms the liver and cannot be excreted fast enough. This is why detoxing heavy metals first or along with killing candida and parasites is imperative. If you do not, you risk releasing a lot of toxic metals redistributing throughout the body.

According to the research, around 80% of people who suffer from symptoms of Candida show elevated mercury levels in their body. The growth of the fungus is the body's immune response to mercury poisoning because the fungi connect with the heavy metal, therefore, providing safe storage. Candida is an immune response to heavy metal poisoning, especially mercury. It absorbs its weight in mercury and prevents it from entering your bloodstream. As long as the mercury is there, you will have a candida problem.

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Preventing Heavy Metal Toxicity and Detoxification:

Preventing heavy metal toxicity begins with awareness and mindful choices. Here are some steps you can take:

Water Filtration: Invest in a high-quality water filtration system to reduce heavy metal exposure through drinking water.

Dietary Choices: Be cautious about consuming seafood known to be high in mercury, and opt for low-mercury fish options. Also, consider reducing the consumption of processed foods and beverages stored in metal containers.

Regular Detoxification: To eliminate accumulated heavy metals, you may want to explore the PBX Detox Pack from Touchstone. It's made up of a natural mineral called zeolite clinoptilolite and water and has been proven to safely cleanse your whole body of toxins, heavy metals, and environmental pollutants.

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