Dr Oz: Does Coffee Increase Your Risk For Mercury Exposure from Silver Fillings?
Are your silver fillings making you sick? Dr. Oz and his guests revealed the surprising truth about those mercury fillings that have been in your mouth since you were a kid. They shared the mercury exposure symptoms to look out for so you can protect yourself and your family.
Dr Oz: Does Mercury Exposure Cause Memory Loss?
Dr. Oz introduced his audience to a woman who believed she was suffering from mercury exposure due the 15 amalgam fillings that had been in her mouth since she was a child. She says she experienced tremors and memory loss and a urine test showed she had high levels of mercury in her system. She then had all of the mercury fillings removed and says some of her symptoms went away immediately while others took longer to dissipate. She told Dr. Oz she feels she made the right decision to have them removed from her mouth.
Dr Oz: Should You Have Your Mercury Fillings Removed?
Dr. Jonathan Levine says before you rush to have all of the mercury fillings removed from your mouth, you need to have a conversation with your dentist. He explained if you have decay under the filling or there is another problem structurally with your filling then you should definitely have it removed and replaced with a safer alternative. Dr. Gerald Curatola warned that you also need to realize you will be exposed to the mercury during the removal process, so that is something to also keep in mind when you consider having them taken out. Dr. Curatola shared a few guidelines to help you decide if having your amalgam fillings removed is right for you. All of them increase the amount of mercury vapors being released into your body.