Dangers of Amalgam Fillings


As the holiday season fast approaches the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking a second look at the evidence showing the imminent health dangers of amalgam or ‘silver’ fillings. In July 2009, the FDA reviewed scientific evidence presented in regards to the serious health hazards caused by having these mercury based fillings sitting in the mouth of millions of Americans. What they learned then made them make a serious change. Now they may be seeing the further risks of continuing to use amalgam fillings.

20 Signs & Symptoms of Mercury Exposure from Amalgam Fillings

(from the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology)

  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Memory loss
  • Concentration problems
  • Drowsiness/lethargy
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Numbness, tingling in hands, feet, fingers
  • Muscle weakness
  • Balance issues
  • Tremors (hands, feet, eyes, fingers)
  • Bleeding gums
  • Shocks and pain in brain
  • Stiff neck and shoulder pain

See all 20 signs and symptoms @ Dr. Axe

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