Barium Blood Test

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The Barium Blood Test test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

The Barium Blood Test - Barium, Serum/Plasma

This test is used to identify barium in the blood. 

The  metallic element called barium is present in: 

  • cigarettes 
  • resin, plastic, and rubber filler 
  • "Rat poison" 
  • contaminated groundwater 
  • fireworks or signal flares 
  • Smartphones, laptops, and TVs are examples of technology. 
  • petroleum 
  • environmental toxicity 
  • Metals that are toxic to the body, like barium, can harm the body and worsen a wide range of medical disorders. 

Symptoms and signs of exposure: 

  • muscular tremor 
  • low potassium levels 
  • vomiting/diarrhea 
  • breathing difficulty 
  • breathing challenges 
  • stomach ache

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