Heavy Metal Toxicity:
 A primary cause of chronic fatigue and pain
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November 18, 2011

close up JimI got into the field of nutrition as a direct result of my experience with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the 1980s. After seeing dozens of healthcare practitioners and still feeling exhausted I finally improved my health when I addressed the underlying causes of my poor health.


The most important factor was the high levels of toxic metals in my body and the resulting suppression of my immune and digestive systems.  


Recently I've been receiving many clients who have chronic health problems that do not respond to any treatment with medications, diet or endocrine enhancing supplements. All of these people have high levels of toxins in their bodies primary among these being toxic metals.  


Make sure you follow my three-step preparation phase (see below and in video) prior to the doing a heavy metal (HM) detoxification program.  







Heavy Metal Toxicity and chronic illness
Heavy Metal Toxicity: A primary cause of chronic fatigue and
Heavy Metal Toxicity: A primary cause of chronic fatigue and pain

Common Symptoms of Heavy Metal Toxicity

You may have heavy metal toxicity if you are experiencing any of these symptoms:

  • Chronic pain throughout the muscles and tendons or any soft tissues of the body

  • Chronic malaise - general feeling of discomfort, fatigue, and illness

  • Brain fog - state of forgetfulness and confusion

  • Chronic infections such as Candida

  • Gastrointestinal complaints, such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, heartburn, and indigestion

  • Food allergies

  • Dizziness

  • Migraines and/or headaches

  • Visual disturbances

  • Mood swings, depression, and/or anxiety

  • Nervous system malfunctions - burning extremities, numbness, tingling, paralysis, and/or an electrifying feeling throughout the body

Symptoms related to specific heavy metal:  


Aluminum - Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anemia and other blood disorders, colic, fatigue, dental caries, dementia dialactica, hypoparathyroidism, kidney and liver dysfunctions, neuromuscular disorders, osteomalacia and Parkinson's disease.


Arsenic - abdominal pain,abnormal ECG, anorexia, dermatitis, diarrhea, edema, enzyme inhibitor, fever, fluid loss, goiter, hair loss, headache, herpes, impaired healing, interferes with the uptake of     folic acid, inhibition of sulfhydryl enzyme systems, jaundice, keratosis, kidney and liver damage, muscle spasms, pallor, peripheral neuritis, sore throat, stomatitis, stupor, vasodilation, vertigo, vitiligo and weakness.


Beryllium - adrenal insufficiency, arthritis, bone spurs, bursitis, depression, fatigue, osteoporosis and symptoms of slow metabolism.


Cadmium - hypertension, arthritis, diabetes, anemia, arteriosclerosis, impaired bone healing, cancer, cardiovascular disease, cirrhosis, reduced fertility, hyperlipidemia, hypoglycemia, headaches, osteoporosis, kidney disease, schizophrenia and strokes.


Copper - acne, adrenal hyperactivity and insufficiency, agoraphobia, allergies, hair loss, anemia, anxiety, arthritis, autism, cancer, chronic candida albicans infection, depression, elevated cholesterol, cystic fibrosis, depression, diabetes, dyslexia, elevated estrogen, failure to thrive, fatigue, fears, fractures of the bones, headaches, heart attacks, hyperactivity, hypertension, hypothyroidism, infections, inflammation, insomnia, iron storage diseases, kidney and liver dysfunctions, decreased libido, multiple sclerosis, nervousness, osteoporosis, panic attacks, premenstrual syndrome, schizophrenia, strokes, tooth decay and vitamin C and other vitamin deficiencies.


Lead - abdominal pain, adrenal insufficiency, anemia, arthritis, arteriosclerosis, attention deficit, back problems, blindness, cancer, constipation, convulsions, deafness, depression,diabetes, dyslexia, epilepsy, fatigue, gout, impaired glycogen storage, hallucinations, hyperactivity, impotency, infertility, inflammation, kidney dysfunction, learning disabilities, diminished libido, migraine headaches, multiple sclerosis, psychosis, thyroid imbalances and tooth decay.


Mercury - adrenal gland dysfunction, alopecia, anorexia, ataxia, bipolar disorder, birth defects, blushing, depression, dermatitis, discouragement, dizziness, fatigue, headaches, hearing loss, hyperactivity, immune system dysfunction, insomnia, kidney damage, loss of self-control, memory loss, mood swings, nervousness, numbness and tingling, pain in limbs, rashes, excessive salivation, schizophrenia, thyroid dysfunction, timidity, tremors, peripheral vision loss and muscle weakness.


Nickel - cancer (oral and intestinal), depression, heart attacks, hemorrhages, kidney dysfunction, low blood pressure, malaise, muscle tremors and paralysis, nausea, skin problems, tetany and vomiting.

Sources of heavy metals


Three-step preparation phase to heavy metal detoxification
Many people have started HM detoxification programs without preparing for it properly and have, not only not received the benefits they were seeking, many have caused harm to the bodies by stimulating the release of cellular stores of heavy metals without opening their detoxification pathways. The toxic metals damaged tissues, organs and glands and got redeposited into the tissues.

Three steps to prepare for heavy metal detoxification:
  1. Get on the right eating plan for your individual biochemistry. Each of us has a unique biochemistry and we need to find the right foods for ourselves. This can be done with metabolic typing or other individualized assessment. I can help you do this in 15-20 minutes. Those of you who are serious about HM detoxification should contact my office and I will incorporate this into your first consultation.     
  2. Make sure your bowels are moving regularly and check your liver and kidney function - either through a medical test or self -evaluation questionnaire ( I can email this to you before our first consultation). Most people will need support for their liver and kidneys before and during the HM detox program. 
  3. Get a baseline test to determine which, if any, heavy metals are adversely affecting your health. The results of this will determine which heavy metal detoxification program is best for you. There are several ways to assess HM levels including: urine testing (through a doctor) and hair tissue mineral analysis ( I can do this for you).

Once you have accomplished these three steps you are ready to start clearing HMs from your system at a much faster rate than you currently are able to do.   


The health improvements you can experience are amazing when you get the HM load down to lower levels. In my experience I got my life back when I cleared up the mercury and nickle toxicity that had crushed my immune system.  


When you clear up HM toxicity most people will feel: more energy, clearer thinking, less pain, sleep better, better elimination and digestion, get less colds and flus, reduce headaches and overall more vibrant health.  


I hope this information has been useful to you. Please feel free to email or call me with feedback or questions.

James Jordan
Create Vibrant Health
 (HTMA) can provide you valuable information about your health including: toxic metal excretion rate, macro and trace mineral imbalances, indications of adrenal and thyroid function and efficiency of processing sugars and carbohydrates.  The normal fee for a HTMA is $175 which includes the lab fee, lab report and 45 minute consultation with me including recommendations.
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