The Mercury Detoxification Manual: A Guide to Mercury Chelation starts with symptoms of mercury poisoning, how you might have got exposed and how to test for chronic mercury poisoning.
You will need to get amalgam fillings removed (if you have them) before chelating. Chapter 5 discusses what work you need to have done, how to get it done safely and whether you need to worry about amalgam under crowns
There are two chapters on chelation: one on chelation in general and one on the Andy Cutler chelation (ACC) protocol. These chapters describe how to chelate along with what to do and not do when you are chelating.
Chapter 8 describes a number of problems common to mercury toxic people, what supplements you can use to help and what help you might get from your doctor. It discusses adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism, diabetes, liver problems, digestive tract problems, yeast and dysbiosis, poor concentration and attention deficit, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chemical sensitivity, and pain.
The diet chapter helps you find ways to eat that will make you feel better. Thiol food sensitivity can be a particular problem for mercury-toxic people. This chapter explains how to figure out if thiols are a problem for you. It gives high and low thiol food lists. Many people find great relief from symptoms by eating the correct thiol diet.
Keeping yourself organized and on track is very difficult for the mercury toxic person. The organization chapter discusses ways to get and keep yourself organized. It provides suggestions for organizing supplements, managing your chelation schedule and strategies for day to day living for a person who is feeling cognitively impaired.
Chapter 11 answers questions for women who are toxic and wish to conceive with timelines and guidelines to help you keep your baby safe.
If you find you are mercury toxic, it’s normal to wonder if your child is too. Chapter 12 gives metrics to decide if your child also needs chelation. There are teething charts, a discussion of growth charts and a timeline of developmental milestones. If your child is not meeting these milestones, you should consider chelation.