Toxic Effect

Some articles on toxic effect, toxic:

Ciguatoxin - Toxic Effect
... Because they do not cross the blood brain barrier (BBB), ciguatoxins solely affect the peripheral nervous system (PNS) ... The major symptoms will develop within a few hours of toxin ingestion vomiting, diarrhea, numbness of extremities, mouth and lips, reversal of hot and cold sensation, muscle and joint aches ...
Alcoholic Polyneuropathy - Causes
... There is some debate over whether the main cause is the direct toxic effect of alcohol itself or whether the disease is a result alcoholism-related malnutrition ... of breaking down alcohol, the body produces acetaldehyde, which can accumulate to toxic levels in alcoholics ... in well nourished alcoholics, supporting the idea that there is a direct toxic effect of alcohol ...

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