Mercury, Fish Oils, and the Risk of Myocardial Infarction – (12-05-02)By
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
Here is a website from the FDA with mercury levels…FDA/CFSAN – Mercury Levels in Seafood Species. Click here.
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