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Amalgam Illness: Diagnosis and Treatment

Amalgam Illness: Diagnosis and Treatment


A wide variety of debilitating and supposedly incurable conditions may actually be due to chronic mercury poisoning. These conditions are seldom cured because mercury poisoning is believed to be rare. It is not. It is quite common. Mercury poisoning can be easily cured if it is recognized and many people never figure out what is wrong and suffer needlessly.


Many of today’s “mystery syndromes” that physicians don’t know how to treat at all – fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, anorexia, recurrent depression – aren’t mystery syndromes. They are just mercury poisoning. Treating them as mercury poisoning cures them, while the usual treatments are seldom effective.

Amalgam Illness, Diagnosis and Treatment gives practical guidance on how to tell if you have chronic mercury poisoning. If mercury poisoning is your problem, the book tells you how to get the mercury out of your body, and how to feel good while you do it.

Amalgam Illness, Diagnosis and Treatment also explains how the scientific literature shows many people must be getting poisoned by their amalgam fillings, how and why such a regulatory blunder occurred, and how the debate between “mainstream” and “alternative” medicine makes it more difficult for you to get the medical help you need.

Most of the book is devoted to what you can do to treat the symptoms of amalgam illness while you get rid of your mercury. The treatment section gives step by step directions to figure out exactly what mercury is doing to you and how to fix it. You can feel better soon. This book tells you how.

Andrew Cutler, Phd., who wrote Amalgam Illness: Diagnosis and Treatment was a research chemist who got mercury poisoning himself from his amalgam dental fillings. He found that there was no suitable educational material for either the patient or the physician. Knowing how much people can suffer from this condition, he wrote this book to help them get well fast.

  • Amalgam Illness: Diagnosis and Treatment starts with a detailed explanation of why to consider amalgam illness to be something that some people must have by comparing the well-known statistics for how much mercury people absorb from their fillings to the well-known statistics of how sensitive different members of a population are to a given toxin. This is for people who really don’t know if they believe in amalgam illness or not (the other material available is rather sensational and I can’t blame anyone reading it for having questions) before going any further.

    Amalgam Illness: Diagnosis and Treatment discusses how to deal with physicians if you think you have a controversial disease – especially if you have the great “luck” to be covered by a managed care plan.

    A key section is devoted to diagnosis – how to tell if you actually have amalgam illness instead of something else. It is possible to be mercury poisoned from something other than amalgam, and the testing and examination described here is diagnostic regardless of the source.

    There is a brief description of how to get the dental work done safely if you have decided amalgam fillings are the problem. (There is a robust industry of amalgam-free dentists if you know how to look for them.) The use of drugs and nutritional supplements to get the mercury out of your system is carefully presented- there are some important factors here that are not well described in the previous books on the subject. Many physicians who claim they know what to do actually give bad advice.


    The majority of the book discusses how to treat all the related health conditions amalgam illness can cause and how to relieve them while mercury detoxification proceeds. Since amalgam illness is not widely recognized in the medical community, most people with it get pretty sick before they get an actual diagnosis.  By the time they figure out what is wrong,  they will commonly have developed pretty serious, unpleasant health problems (like fibromyalgia or severe allergies) and they really need to make these STOP for the year or two it can take to get fully detoxed and get their body to heal.


    There are extensive tables of what to use for different conditions, a description of all the drugs and nutritional supplements suggested in the book, and appendices covering things like what the assorted clinical laboratory tests you might get actually mean, what other helpful books are that you might use, and supporting information like what the chelating agents are and how they work.

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