Re: Mercury dump... means increase in symptoms, right?
YESSSS! increase in symptoms is an indication it is happening - especially if you aren't even chelating and it feels like you ARE symptom wise.
something to keep in mind is that the mercury dump is releasing what is stored "below" the blood brain barrier, and ALA allows what is "above" it to be released down into the body. so if it gets too bumpy you might want to just stick with DMSA since that supports the body in releasing the mercury faster but does not bring "more" down from the area that wont be releasing in the dump phase, like ALA does.
I had read AC's books many many times, but was so out of it when the dump hit me that I couldn't even REMEMBER why it was happening. mine lasted about 3 months and about 2 weeks before it was over, IT HIT ME what was going on. and it was far more brutal then I had previously felt at my "worst" before the fillings were even taken out.
in retrospect given how much was getting released, and how quickly -- it makes perfect sense. but just keep in mind if it gets rough, to just support the system while your body is doing HYPER CHELATION naturally...and then you will be ready to get your brain cleared up.