Recently certain cosmetics from China were detected to have found a high content of Mercury toxic element. The proliferating of this dangerous product in the market aim to target countries with brown race. The manufacturer intent to misuse and abuse this dangerous toxic elements to give fast results. mercury known to have whitening benefits that can speed up skin whitening in a short time. Constant application will affect melanin functions and in less than a month desired white skin result can be achieved. During the usage within the period of 2-3 months side effects can be felt and can be visible already, blotches, spots, skin burn mild to more serious, it’s because the layer of the skin and production of melanin was damage as well your cell producing melanocytes. Making your skin vulnerable to sun and other free radicals. There’s a tendency that Mercury leaches in the bloodstream leads to possible poisoning. mercury chronic exposure to small amount can lead to very serious ailments even fatal cases. Mercury mostly affects our nervous and immune system, brain to kidney functions, depression, impaired hearing/ vision/ memory and many more. At initial signs of mild exposure is dizziness and drowsiness.
How Can It Be Treated
Health Care Professionals advise Mercury- toxic patients to undergone Chelation, is a process removing heavy metals in the body for the most common form of heavy metal intoxication involving lead, arsenic and Mercury. Recorded findings while undergoing this treatment are memory and concentration problem, headache, backache, fatigue number of insomnia and many more.
- Studies announces standard proceeding particularly to hospitals not to use thermometer and sphygmomanometer with mercury content in taking body temperature and blood pressure instead use digital thermometer and digital wrist type BPM sphygmomanomter to avoid adverse accidents due to improper usage and mishandling of these instruments.