April 19, 2014
Mercury toxicity symptoms are considered to be widespread by experienced clinicians. Some difficulty in making this this diagnosis exists as there are no easy, reliable tests to determine total body or intravascular mercury loads and some symptoms ascribed to acute and especially chronic mercury poisoning can actually be related to another cause.
There are many experienced Lyme clinicians who maintain that some of the distressing symptoms experienced by Lyme patients are actually caused by an excessive load of heavy metals, including most particularly mercury.
The following is a partial list compiled by authors, patients, researchers, and clinicians:
Metallic taste in mouth