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February 07, 2017

The Role of Mercury in Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. The overall health effects of chronic exposure to various heavy metals in the environment is a serious issue that has not received proper medical attention, especially as it relates to cardiovascular disease. This is particularly true of mercury but also with other heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, aluminum, iron and arsenic.

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