Re: Dursban Poisoning
Posted by ff on 3/20/06
As just a very basic thought, dursban/chlorpyrifos has been around
for a long time. I looked for, but failed to locate, a book
published by EPA (roughly 1989) on treating pesticide poisoning.
There be something there, for example, cholestyramine was listed
for chronic exposure to some classes of chemicals.
On 3/20/06, Roy D. Shepard wrote:
> Weed killer and Pesticide Poisoning
> Is there any Medical literature available, that I can obtain
> copies, for treating neurological problems related to the use of
> Commercial weed killers, Dursban, insecticides, and other
> toxic derivatives and substances.
> Note: I am a Consulting Engineer, and a Diabetic, who has not
> hesitated to research into the causes, and hopefully, the cure,
> of Type II Diabetes, by reading related Medical papers such as
> those published in the Biophyscal Journal, and other similar
> Journals, as time and money permit. I understand and recognize
> the diabetic symtoms V-E-R-Y C-L-E-A-R-L-Y!
> When I got out of the Hospital after my Triple Bypass, my
> friend/neighbor across the street from my house, Fred and his
> wife, assisted me in recovering, by providing chauffeuring,
> cooking and other physical chores, until I had recovered enough
> of my strength and stamina to once again be on my own.
> In the course of these actions, I found out that Fred was
> stuggling with some kind of illness himself. In several private
> conversations, he revealed to me that in the past, he was a very
> active outdoors individual who ran his own business:
> landscaping, lawn care, floral and grass installations, design
> and maintenance. In this business he used many spray and powder
> weed and insect killers. He did N-O-T pay close attention to
> label warnings about potential neurological and other health
> related problems that can occur by direct skin absorbtion.
> Now, under treatment for increasing neurological problems, Fred
> tells me that the increasing number of Doctors he has seen, keep
> asking if he has Diabetes and testing him for it. Fred tells me
> that he keeps telling these Doctors of his past work history,
> according to him, they ignore his testimony, and perform all
> kinds of tests, apparently unable to recognize the neurological
> symptoms, which are, as I hear them described, quite clear to me.
> Nine (9) days ago, Fred climbed a ladder, and this activity
> pulled a tendon under his left knee. I had suspected for some
> time, based on his complaints, that he was developing Peripheral
> Artial disease. When I saw him yesterday, 19 March, I
> necrosis setting in below his left knee. He is in constant
> pain. He is going to lose part, or all, of his left leg below
> the knee. He is only 45 years old.
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