Platinum Toxicity Sources:
- Soil and river sediments, air (automobile catalysts),
- Catalytic converters (gas engines), petroleum refining.
- Electroplating, catalyst production and equipment.
- Chemical processing, smelting, nickel/copper refining, electronic parts,
Synergistic for Platinum Toxicity Uptake/Retention:
Antagonistic for Platinum Toxicity Uptake/Retention:
- Methionione, lipoic acid, N-acetyl-cysteine, cystine, vitamins C and
Platinum Toxicity Interactions in the Body:
- Complexes with other metals can irritate tissues, disrupt immune function,
and interfere with heme synthesis in the liver.
- May decomplex and bind to sulfhydryl sites.
- Inhibits DNA synthesis.
- May affect liver, kidney, testes, and lungs.
Symptoms of Excessive Platinum Exposure:
- Runny nose
- Skin rashes and itching
- Problems breathing.
ENVIRONMENTAL/OCCUPATIONAL PLATINUM TOXICITY SOURCES
• Catalytic converters
• Tobacco smoke
HOUSEHOLD PLATINUM TOXICITY
• Water treatment
MEDICAL PLATINUM TOXICITY
• Dental fillings
• Surgical equipment
Platinum Toxicity Reference
Genova Diagnostics Toxic & Nutrient Elements
NeuroScience Melissa Test and "Hidden Sources of Metal Exposure"
This is not an
all-encompassing toxicity list. There are other sources of metal exposure not listed herein.
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