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Heavy metal allergy conference


Heavy metal allergies are due to:  dental fillings, body implants, food stuffs,medicines, cosmetics, vaccines, pollution, smoking, prenatal exposure.

Why do metals cause allergy and autoimmunity? Because transition metals strongly bind to cells and enzymes in the body! Metals bind to sulfur (SH) groups in cells and enzymes in the body.

There are two methods for allergy testing (cellular hypersensitivity): Patch/Skin test and Blood tests MELISA® (LTT/LST)

A patch /Skin test is a method used to determine if a specific substance causes allergic inflammation of the skin.

By MELISA® method white blood cells exposed to  the allergens chosen according to the patient’s medical and dental history (Questionnaire).



Lymphocyte reactivity is measured by:

  1. Uptake of radioisotope by dividing lymphocytes
  2. Classical evaluation under microscope

Results are produced as a value on a Stimulation Index together with a graph.

Metal allergy has clinical relevance in the following diseases:

Multiple Sclerosis , Chronic Fatigue Syndrome , Rheumatoid Arthritis , Crohn’s Disease, Unexplained food allergies ,  Fibromyalgia , ”Amalgam poisoning”, Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis, Lupus Erythematosis, Oral Lichen Planus , Oral burning and itching , Skin diseases such as eczema or psoriasis,  Sjögren’s syndrome , Autistic disorders, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Difference between: Urine Analysis after DMSA provocation and MELISA®

is that the first test show the amount of heavy metal but that doesn’t mean that the people are sick, MELISA® , blood test determine whether a patient is intolerant to materials commonly used.

Validation of MELISA® by an independent laboratory

Blood from 550 patients was tested in MELISA® against up to 20 different metals


  1. The MELISA® test is highly reproducible, sensitive, specific, and reliable for detecting of metal sensitivity
  2. By patients, after remove the heavy metals from the body, clinic : significantly improved

Melisa:  reactivities normalized