7 billion pounds of toxins are poured into our environment each year ~ what can we do about it? Heavy metal toxins are some of the main culprits in neurodegeneration. Most people know about acute lead poisoning but what about chronic exposure? What causes it, how can we test for it and what can we do about it? Arsenic is very common in Sarasota water ~ is this a problem? Memory loss, balance problems, ringing in ears, pins and needles in the toes, tremors...these are some of the earlier symptoms.