Heavy metals, like arsenic, lead, mercury and others, are all around us. They’re in the ground we walk on, in the water we drink, and in the products we use every single day. However, high levels of most metals can make you sick.
True heavy metal poisoning is rare in the United States. And professionals say you should be careful about unproven heavy metals or “”detox”” treatments you find online. They may waste your money, and some could be dangerous.