This unsolicited letter from a Minister (November 2002) shows how toxic mercury from dental fillings can caused him to be diagnosed and treated for Bipolar Disorder for over 25 years.
Bipolar Disorder/Dental Connection
Dear Dr. Smith,
I wanted to write a letter conveying my appreciation for your guidance and direction in helping me extract the mercury from my body, especially my thyroid and brain. Your expertise has enabled me to be completely free of any medications I was on to stabilize my Bipolar condition. In other words, I believe I am cured.
I have suffered since 1976 from a Bipolar disorder which was then called Manic Depression. I was on a high maintenance level of Lithium. Later upon other hospital visits the addition of Depakote and Zoloft completed my medication cocktail. Presently, I have been free and clear of any symptoms and have been off the medications for over a year. My Father being a dentist, had from the time I was a young boy filled my cavities with mercury, silver fillings.
Until recently, I was unaware that mercury was the malleable substrate that gave the filling its pliability and its durability. I found to my amazement that the acids from the body broke down the mercury/silver composite, allowing the majority of the filling's makeup -mercury- to break down and thus leach into my body. Since the thyroid is below the jaw and the brain is directly above the mouth, the mercury did not have to travel far to cause problems.
The thyroid enables the one pole of the Bipolar -depression- to occur when infused with the liquid mercury. As simplistically as I understand the ramifications of mercury poisoning, the brain easily short circuits as a direct result of degeneration of brain cells. Mercury vapors travel easily into the body during the chewing process. In addition, mercury has been well documented to leak out of mercury fillings 24/7 and especially if one drinks hot fluids like coffee or tea. Understanding the damaging effects of mercury gave me more insight into the nature of my Bipolar disorder. It also helped me understand why I acted the way I did for so many years. The fact that I learned of the underlying cause of my bipolar condition enabled me to irradicate the problem.
Dr. Smith, you have helped me get off the maintenance program of the medication nightmare the psychologists had me on for so many years. I can not express my gratitude enough. The actual feeling of knowing that I have been cured from this Bipolar disorder and the anxiety that resulted from it is quite a relief. I suffered from the time I was sixteen, though diagnosed at nineteen years of age, up until I was forty-four. This all came about because of mercury poisoning from the fillings that were implanted by my dad my dentist. My Father learned a heart wrenching lesson and has discontinued the use of mercury in his practice.
I thank you from the bottom of my soul,