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Hidden Lead by Mind Map: Hidden Lead

1. Behind Many Chronic illnesses

1.1. FMS

1.2. AutoImmune

1.3. Neurological Disorders

1.4. Heart Disease

1.5. Strokes

2. Why Hidden

2.1. Standard Test is Lead Blood Test

2.2. Many People with the Highest Levels of Urine Lead

2.2.1. Normal Blood Lead

2.2.2. Provoked Urine Testing

2.3. Excretion Varies

2.3.1. Not all People Excrete Heavy Metals

3. Absorption Varies

3.1. Children

3.1.1. Up to 50%

3.2. Adults

3.2.1. 10 to 15%

4. Removing

4.1. IV Chelation

4.1.1. EDTA

4.1.1.1. 20 to 30 Treatments

4.1.1.2. Poor for Mercury

4.1.2. Physician

4.1.2.1. ACAM.org

4.1.3. DMSA Oral

4.1.3.1. Pulsed Treatment

4.1.3.1.1. 3 Days on 10 or More Off

4.1.3.2. Also Pulls Mercury

4.2. Oral Agents

4.2.1. EDTA

4.2.2. Zeolite

4.3. Initial Treatment

4.3.1. To Reduce Main Load

4.3.2. Maintenance

4.3.2.1. To Remove Lead Leached From Bones

4.3.2.2. Ongoing

4.3.2.2.1. Periodic

4.4. Recommended Products

4.4.1. ACZ Nano zeolite

4.4.1.1. 2oz

4.4.1.2. 4oz

4.4.2. EDTA with Lipoic Acid

4.5. References

5. How Long Does Lead stay in the body

5.1. Half life

5.1.1. Time Until 1.2 is Excreted

5.1.1.1. Blood

5.1.1.1.1. 25 Days

5.1.1.2. Bone

5.1.1.2.1. 10 Years

6. Tests

6.1. Blood

6.1.1. Blood Lead

6.1.1.1. Recent Exposure

6.1.1.2. Does Not Estimate Body Burden

6.1.2. ZPP

6.1.2.1. Zinc Protoporphyrin

6.1.2.2. Burden 2-3 Months

6.1.3. EPP

6.1.3.1. Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin

6.1.3.1.1. Similar to ZPP

6.2. Urine

6.2.1. Advantage

6.2.1.1. Lack of Contamination

6.2.1.2. Untitled

6.2.2. Types

6.2.2.1. Non Provoked

6.2.2.1.1. Similar to Blood

6.2.2.2. Provoked

6.2.2.2.1. Advantages

6.2.2.2.2. Disadvantages

6.2.2.2.3. Use Provoking Agent

6.3. Hair

6.3.1. Types

6.3.1.1. Washed

6.3.1.1.1. Removes Contaminents

6.3.1.2. Unwashed

6.3.1.2.1. More Sensitive

6.3.1.2.2. Untitled

6.3.2. Reflects Serum Levels over Time

6.3.3. Easy to Collect

6.3.4. Under Reports Mercury

6.3.5. Not Good for Lipophillic Metals

6.3.6. Most Labs use Poor Method

6.3.6.1. Wide Variance in Same Patients

6.3.6.2. Best Method

6.3.6.2.1. Mass Spec

6.3.7. US Environmental Protection Agency

6.3.7.1. Valid

6.3.7.2. Right Technique

7. Toxicity

7.1. Lead Stays in Body Long After Exposure

7.2. Effects Multiple Enzyme Systems