If you are mercury poisoned you will undoubtedly be misdiagnosed a handful of times for a variety of symptoms.
Dear Dr. Menendez:
I last saw you in 2016 as we continued to try to search for a thyroid med that would work for me. Each prescription was problematic and unsuccessful.
We discussed the issue of mercury being the initial reason for the thyroid problems. As it is widely known that mercury poisoning affects the thyroid, I asked if we might look into some more natural sources of healing and you were understandably not comfortable with that plan. Instead you referred me to an internist. Because this internist has no background in metals I did not bother to visit him.
Instead I set out on my own to find a solution to my thyroid issues and weight gain. I would like you to know the progress as I believe that the casual use of mercury in dentistry includes a sizable percentage of any doctor’s patient base. The relationship between the mercury and the thyroid is significant and, of course, distorted by the ADA. What if a large percentage of thyroid patients could respond without drugs if mercury was detoxed from the body?
I realize I am the patient, not the doctor, but let’s not quibble over a medical degree. I’ve spent 30+ years trying to stay alive. I do have my finger on the pulse.
- Cleared my mouth of remaining mercury fillings by a biologic dentist.
- I also had a root canal and tooth implant removed as both were harboring bacteria
and causing low-grade infections.
- I began eating foods and taking supplements that specifically support the thyroid.
- All medicine was discontinued.
- I also began supporting the production of glutathione with food and supplements to
detox more efficiently.
- I aggressively began a candida diet to repair gut health that included not only
probiotics, but fermented foods throughout the day.
In these few months, I am happy to say there has been progress. I am out of bed all day, every day for normal activity instead of the 2-3 hours a day I was able to function prior to these changes.
The primary changes are:
- My body temperature, which hovered at 95-96 degrees, is now 97.4 upon waking.
- I am able to exercise without exhaustion or illness as side effects.
- Joint pain and body pain has diminished to what I would call minimal.
- I lost 12 pounds without any real effort.
- Eyebrows have grown back.
- Skin is much improved.
- Eyesight has improved.
My theory holds firm for me. I believe that many with thyroid issues are simply mercury poisoned. Once the contaminant is removed the body has a chance to heal on its own. Intervention with meds without removal of the contaminant, simply tricks the body to perform and in the doing allows, not only the contaminant to continue to poison, but stresses the body and other organs.
I’m writing to you in hopes that your community of physicians will look beyond what drug specialists will tell you. The facts support a second look. If nothing else, looking in a patient’s mouth for silver fillings before prescribing thyroid pharmaceuticals seems to be a major detail that is overlooked.
When 122 million human bodies exceed the “safe levels of mercury” as calculated by the EPA, (and according to the human body, there are no “safe” levels of mercury) there have to be ramifications. When 30 tons of mercury are used annually in dental fillings we must take a second look. When the WHO and the UN are clamoring for the USA to cease the casual use of mercury in dentistry, we are well behind what should be done.
The sequence of events in thyroid problems and mercury poisoning are very similar. The body grows lethargic, weaker and feels less energetic. Slowly complaints begin to multiply and the slower, less active body begins to add unwanted weight. The cycle continues as the body grows weaker, more symptomatic and heavier. Mercury poisoning and thyroid issues are very similar situations that can be easily mistaken for one another and produce many of the same test results.
I realize we come from two very different positions. I am asking you to consider mine. Someone in medicine must speak up and make changes to how mercury poisoning is managed.