mercury poisoning

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a toxic condition caused by ingesting or inhaling mercury

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Let's have a look at some typical symptoms of mercury poisoning, which include peripheral neuropathy (itching, burning or pain), swelling, desquamation (shedding or peeling of skin), profuse sweating, tachycardia (fast heartbeat), increased salivation and hypertension (high blood pressure).
The Minamata disease is a neurological syndrome caused by severe mercury poisoning.
He has lost his ability to make a living because of mercury poisoning and receives the paltry sum of $250 a month as compensation.
Penicillamine has been used in mercury poisoning (one report), in addition to its indication as a chelating agent for copper in the treatment of Wilson's disease.
The health effects of mercury poisoning include central nervous system damage, hearing loss and vision problems.
Children are more at risk from mercury poisoning which affects their neurological development and brain.
But mercury poisoning doesn't just harm the person using the product.
Symptoms of mercury poisoning include sore mouth and gums, fatigue and memory loss.
THE AUTHOR BEGAN working on the book a few years ago when her body was racked with pain from mercury poisoning.
Mercury poisoning can cause permanent neurological damage in humans.
Question: Is mercury poisoning a possible, even likely, cause of myasthenia gravis?
concluded that 'As primary health facilities will be the first point of entry for individuals experiencing symptoms of mercury poisoning, South African primary health care workers need to take cognisance of mercury exposure as a possible cause of neurological symptoms in patients.
The Pamper shoal has been contaminated by the mercury poisoning from the thermometer factory by the Hindustan Unilever," said Nanditha Kirshna in Chennai.
Today, mercury poisoning is sometimes called Mad Hatter's disease.
2 February 2010 - A police investigation is underway in China after two people in Beijing suffered from mercury poisoning after drinking 'Sprite', manufactured by the Coca-Cola Company.