Some articles on toxic effect, toxic:
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the words effect and/or toxic:
“That when that knots untied that made us one,
I may seem thine, who in effect am none.
And if I see not half my dayes thats due,
What nature would, God grant to yours and you;”
—Anne Bradstreet (c. 16121672)
“America today is capable of terrific intolerance about smoking, or toxic waste that threatens trout. But only a deeply confused society is more concerned about protecting lungs than minds, trout than black women.”
—Garry Wills (b. 1934)