Zinc And Alzheimer 's Disease

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Aluminium and Alzheimer’s Disease You may well know that aluminium, along with a number of other contaminants, can be found in your drinking water but did you know why it’s in your drinking water? More importantly, do you know if it’s even safe? Aluminium is already present in our soil and as a result will be found in untreated sources of drinking water such as wells. On top of this, aluminium compounds are also used to help remove any impurities at water treatment works. Aluminium happens to be very useful in the battle against cloudiness and bacterial content before the water enters the final stages of disinfection and treatment however, as a result of its use a residual amount remains in the water supply. The legal standard for…show more content…
On post mortem, her brain was found to contain extremely high levels of Aluminium. To give you an idea of just how high; Carole Cross’s brain contained roughly 23 micrograms of aluminium for every gram of brain compared to what are considered normal levels of 0-2micrograms per gram of brain. Professor Chris Exley was the man called in to carry out the examination on her brain and as a result of the findings was convinced that aluminium and Alzheimer’s disease were linked quite strongly with the metal playing a vital role in the early onset and hurried progression of the neurological disease. Professor Chris Exley, a world famous aluminium expert, had hoped the inquest would highlight just how little we know about the safety of one of the most prolific metals on the planet. Prof Exley has explained that aluminium, added to nearly everything we eat, drink, inject and absorb is classed as a neurotoxin at high levels. Yet despite this, no one actually knows whether the amount of aluminium we’re ingesting is a safe amount. In spite of hundreds of publications demonstrating that the aluminum isn’t safe, there haven’t been any real investigations into the subject of aluminium accumulation in the body. Exley, a professor of Inorganic Chemistry at Keele University, Staffordshire, has been researching the subject of aluminium for over a quarter of a century. Accumulation of aluminium; a risk
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