In response to overwhelming amount of questions regarding elevated cobalt and chromium blood levels and the scarce of information available on the internet, Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff interviewed world renowned metal toxicology expert Dr. Michael McCabe in order to provide answers to our clients and others concerned about the potential health hazards of cobaltism and metallosis.
We hope these videos answer your questions. If you have high blood levels of cobalt and/or chromium, we encourage you to fill out the contact form to the right, or call us toll free at 888-290-4472, to discuss how to protect yourself legally and financially from potential long term health problems associated with cobalt and chromium exposure. As you will see from the following videos and the amount of medical studies compiled on our site, ongoing research confirms that cobalt and chromium may contribute to degenerative diseases.
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- What research exists regarding elevated cobalt/chromium exposure?
- What happens in the human body after cobalt and chromium exposure?
- Can high levels of cobalt and chromium cause cancer?
- What are the potential long term health consequences of having high levels of cobalt and chromium?
- What symptoms should you look out for when you have high levels of cobalt and chromium
- What are the effects on the hip joint when metal debris is released from a prosthetic hip?
- How does the body process cobalt and chromium?
If my hip feels fine but I have high cobalt and chromium levels,
should I have my hip replaced?
- What you need to know about how your blood is collected for cobalt/chromium testing.