What are the symptoms of aluminium poisoning? The initial reaction is flatulence, upset stomach, constipation and tiredness. If continued, one will notice backache, pressure in the chest and depression. Over long term Exposure, it can lead to Alzeheimer’s disease. It is difficult to detect aluminium poisoning, because it shows up differently in different people. It will show up first in the weakest link, such as liver, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, heart, etc. It will also damage the nervous system.
Use of a aluminium cookware in heating water, rice and vegetables is not the only source of poisoning. Drinking aluminium canned beverages can also expose one to it. Usually, the symptoms are reduced within about two months after stopping intake of aluminium. Taking vitamin C can speed up the elimination.