Heavy Metals & Thyroid Function Heavy metals are highly toxic elements that are both poisonous and hard for the body to eliminate. These substances are particularly damaging to the thyroid gland and can have harmful effects many years after exposure.
This article is part of our ongoing series on thyroid health. What are heavy metals? “Toxic heavy metals” refer to dense metals and metalloids on the periodic table that are poisonous to humans and animals. The term “heavy metals” has