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​Bromine Effects On The Body

​Bromine Effects On The Body
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Bromine is an active non-metal, which is included in the group of halogens. It is hard to overestimate the role of bromine in the human body. First of all, the element regulates sexual cycle and affects the functioning of the central nervous system. Generally, in humans, there is not less than 250 mg of bromine which may be found in the pituitary, blood, bone, muscle, kidney and thyroid gland. The process of removing the bromine is controlled by the sweat and urine.

Bromine Effects On The Body

Basic Functions Of Bromine In The Body

  • Takes an active part in the digestion of carbohydrates and fats.
  • Activates pepsin production in gastritis with low acidity.
  • Participates in the activation of certain enzymes.
  • Under the influence of bromide ions is an oppression of the thyroid gland .
  • Regulation of the functions of the central nervous system.
  • Suppresses libido.

Bromine recommended dose for an adult per day is 2-8 mg.

Sources Of Bromine

  • Crops.
  • Bread.
  • Nuts.
  • Mineral water containing bromine compounds, so-called, bromides, ie magnesium, potassium and sodium.

Bromine Deficiency In Humans

Main symptom, indicating the lack of bromine in the body - is a violation between excitation and inhibition.

  • Emergence of insomnia.
  • Reduction of hemoglobin in the blood.
  • Decrease in life expectancy.
  • Occurrence of miscarriage in women.
  • Increase in fat milk during lactation.

Excess Bromine In The Body

With an excess of bromine, you may experience the following symptoms:

  • Dry cough.
  • Conjunctivitis.
  • Rhinitis.
  • Rash on the skin.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Chronic intoxication.
  • Nausea.
  • Slurred speech.
  • Unconsciousness.

If liquid bromine gets on the skin, there is a chemical burn wound that does not heal for a long time.

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