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Aluminum In Humans

A2825B99-8FEB-4982-A2EB-46862E8E1874A few weeks ago, I asked a fellow X'er if he was familiar with UK Professor Christopher Exley's research into aluminium (UK spelling) toxicity. This week, James Lyons-Weiler, PhD also focused on AL, and published all of his own work on aluminum (USA spelling) on his Substack called Popular Rationalism. Metal toxicity has been a hallmark topic of Age of Autism since our inception. Below is a link to Popular Rationalism's aluminum review and a summation of some of our posts about and from Professor Exley.


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Simon & Schuster Presents "Imagine You Are An Aluminum Atom" by Professor Christopher Exley

Exley Research: aluminium content of brain tissue in Alzheimer’s disease, autism spectrum disorder and multiple sclerosis is significantly elevated

Imagine-you-are-an-aluminum-atom-9781510762534_lgImagine You Are An Aluminum Atom: Discussions With Mr. Aluminum

Join "Mr. Aluminum," a scientist who has made the study of aluminum his life's work, on a journey of discovery, reflection, and the science of aluminum.

Professor Christopher Exley is a firm believer that science is only useful when it is properly communicated. Scientific papers are difficult vehicles for the wider communication of science and thus he has always endeavored to tell the story of his scientific research as widely as possible through myriad blogs, presentations, and interviews. Through a series of easy-reading entries written for non-scientists, Exley will educate readers about his lifelong scientific passion: aluminum. In scientific circles, aluminum—in relation to human health specifically—has gone the way of the dinosaurs (though, unlike dinosaurs, there has not yet been a popular revival!). Yet aluminum is also the greatest untold story of science.

But why do we all need to know a little bit more about aluminum? Do we need a self-help guide for living in what Exley has coined "The Aluminum Age"? What is it about aluminum that makes it different? What about iron, copper, or any of the so-called "heavy metals," like mercury, cadmium, or lead? Why must we pay particular attention to aluminum? Because its bio-geochemistry, its natural history, raises two red flags immediately and simultaneously.

These two danger signals are easily missed by all of us and easily dismissed by those whose interests are conflicted by aluminum’s omnipresence in human life and consequently, are purposely blind to its danger signals. First, aluminum, in all of its myriad forms, is super abundant; it is the third most abundant element (after oxygen and silicon) of the Earth’s crust. Second, aluminum is super reactive; it is both chemically and biologically reactive. However, these two red flags identify a paradox, as the abundant and biologically reactive aluminum has no biological function either in any organism today nor in any extinct biota from the evolutionary past. This means in practical terms that when we encounter aluminum in our everyday lives, our bodies only see aluminum as an impostor, something foreign, and something for which we have not been prepared through biochemical evolution. This in turn means that all of our encounters with aluminium are adventitious, random, and chaotic. And potentially dangerous.

Imagine You Are An Aluminum Atom: Discussions With "Mr. Aluminum" examines the science of aluminum and human health and makes them understandable to all. Within the science you will find personal recollections of events, as well as opinions and reflections upon how the politics of aluminum have influenced and interfered with doing and reporting the science. It is at once both a personal recollection of Exley's life in aluminum research and a guide on the dangers of the constant exposure to aluminum we as humans face during this "Aluminum Age." It will inform, it will provide the means to question the science, and it will, if the reader is prepared to participate, answer those frequently asked questions on aluminum and human health.



Exley was given permission to autopsy these early onset Columbian brains and he found aluminum.

He is worried about the water too.
You probably know but he said that the white blood cells take the aluminum inside themselves from the injection sight of the vaccine and carry them where ever there is injuries in the body, and drop off the load of aluminum. That include the brain too. They travel through the lymph system.

There is also plenty of lymph in and around the digestive system. Pure aluminum is going to cause a problem if ingested as well as injected.

Parkinson disease also caused by aluminum Here:

I too am tired of the gene is everything. When it really depends on the environmental insult. Again, I repeat that Exley found aluminum in these early on set Alzheimer, Columbians. It is not the gene, it is how the gene reacts to the environmental insult.

Jordon Peterson said that Eastern European Jews most often have an IQ 15 points higher than the rest of the population. Jordon Peterson said that being higher intelligent does come with it's own health problems. There are sone neurological problems. I looked those up. Yeah; like bipolar That would be my daughter; she has 135 IQ, but has a mood disorder. So perhaps those are the very people like the Columbians that are more sensitive to toxins . Now let them find that gene, when it is the toxin they should be looking at.


Thanks Benedetta.

I am looking into other research as well. The takeaway is that they claim the Colombian village Alzeimer's is due to inheritable genetic mutation from a single ancestor, but this is a very small percentage of Alzeimer's cases. The rest of the cases are late onset Alzeimer's , which are not directly genetically linked. However, they are using research based on data collected from the Columbian village genetic type to develop drug treatment. Would they also use this for regular Alzeimer's? Doesn't make sense. Meanwhile, science article headlines would lead one to believe all Alzeimer's cases are due to inheritable genetics. Nice trick.

Regarding the aluminum contaminated water, I do remember Exley commenting on the high volume of aluminum found in the brains of youths with an autism diagnosis. He was puzzled as to its source because ingestion of aluminum doesn't normally produce such a high level in the brain. This is why he began to look at vaccines as an injected source. Did the water victims also take aluminum containing flu shots? Perhaps there is a cumulative effect going on?

Bottom line, governments WILL NEVER self incriminate. They will always cover for pharma.


John Stone:
This letter shows, a cover up.
For years cover ups got people in trouble more than the crime. I was not sure if that was fair? Now I know it was fair, and needed.

WEF says our next crisis is water.
Is that because they plan on putting too much aluminum in it. Lead also, cause really they got away with it in Flint as well.

Professor Exley is a hero. He has done a lot with his life that counts. I hope he can be at peace with that, even if he was not ready for retirement. Neither was Dr. Wakefield ready to have it all taken away from him. Hopefully humanity gets through this.

John Stone

Chris Exley is a great hero and his day will come. In regard to the Camelford I often think of this letter which appeared many years ago in BMJ Rapid Responses from Elizabeth J Sigmund (notable among other things for being the dedicatee of Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar”.

Rapid Response:
Handling of the Camelford incident by the Department of Health
I am writing to support the letter published in the BMJ written by Dr
Chris Exley and signed by 58 international aluminium specialists.

Professor Woods is the chairman of the Lowermoor Sub-group, a
subgroup of COT, which is itself an Advisory Body of the Department of
Health (DoH). I would like to draw attention to some of the actions of the
DoH in relation to the Lowermoor incident.

In late July 1988 I made contact with a senior toxicologist at the
DoH, Dr G K Matthew. We spoke many times: he told me that he had attended
committee meetings about the Lowermoor acid water incident and had urged
the department to send an expert team to North Cornwall to gather samples
of the water and other relevant data, and to make clinical assessments of
the health of the people. His words to me were: “I am constantly being
overruled”. He asked me to write a critique of the actions of the DoH in
relation to this incident. His words were: “State what we did that we
should not have done, what we have not done that we should have done, and
name names.”

I was also at that time in contact with Dr Virginia Murray of the
Poisons Unit at Guys Hospital London. She told me that they had a team
ready to go down to North Cornwall but that the DoH told her that there
was no need as the DoH was carrying out an investigation itself. As we now
know, neither the DoH nor the Poisons unit carried out any investigation
of the event.

On the 24 August 1988 Dr C R Grainger, Specialist in Community
Medicine for the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Health Authority, received a
letter from Michael Waring, Senior Medical Officer at the DoH. In this
letter Mr Waring said: “I have not of course undertaken clinical or
laboratory examination of any of those who may have suffered ill effects,
and have not been in a position to verify any of the clinical reports or
water quality data independently. You will wish to show this letter and
the attached document to interested parties locally.” Under the heading
‘Long-term effects’ he said: “There is no reason to expect long-term or
delayed harm following on the evident effect of these substances on the
gastrointestinal tract. Long-term effects on other organs would not be
expected for several reasons as follows: a) the amount of the substances
absorbed and retained at the time of the incident would have been very
small; b) the period of exposure was relatively short; c) no long-term
effects are reported in the scientific literature for most of these

We know that Dr Grainger circulated this letter and attachment to
medical practitioners at all levels in the West Country, so it therefore
had a profound effect on the understanding of the possible effects of this
incident and therefore the treatment of patients.

In the autumn of 1988 I spoke to Christopher Beazley, then MEP for
Plymouth and Cornwall. He told me that he had discovered that the then
Department of the Environment (DoE) had never informed the European
Commission (EC) of this major contamination of drinking water, which,
under EC directive 80/778 Article 10, they are obliged to do. When I spoke
to Paul Douglas at the DoE he said: “We didn’t notify the EC because Mr
Waring at the DoH told us that aluminium is non-toxic.”

We now note with concern that Professor Woods and his committee
appear to be repeating these findings. In para 1.22 (page 16) of the draft
report the executive summary states: “On the basis of the available data,
it is not anticipated that the combination of metals which occurred as a
result of the pollution incident would have caused or would be expected to
cause delayed or persistent additive or synergistic effects.”

On inquiring of the secretariat of the Woods committee whether or not
they had seen the medical records of people claiming to be suffering long-
term effects from consuming the water, or whether or not they were going
to undertake clinical or medical testing or assessments of the health of
these people, I was told that they were not taking either of those
courses. This appears to me to be a most extraordinary decision, as it is
merely reiterating the statements made by Mr Waring and Barbara Clayton.

Many patients lost fingernails and toenails in the months following
the event: one patient presented Professor Woods with a sample bottle of
nails, which Professor Woods acknowledged with a nod but with no
suggestion of conducting a metabolic investigation (para 1.27: “…further
metabolic investigation of the patients’ nails was not required.”)
Professor Woods and his team are highly qualified people, albeit without
the presence on the committee of an expert in aluminium toxicity, it is
therefore even more surprising that thoroughgoing and convincing clinical
investigations have not been undertaken.

Elizabeth Sigmund
Hon D Sc


This is a big long thing. Scroll down and you will get this these little gems.

On the 6th of July 1988, in Camelford, UK, it was reported that 20 tons of aluminum sulfate were discharged into the water supply by mistake (Miller 2016b). The aluminum sulfate was destined to a tank at Lowermoor Water Treatment Works. However, it was accidentally placed into the drinking water supply, which serves the town of Camelford. This incident has raised the aluminum concentration in the water more than 500 times the allowable limit based on the European Union Legislation (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017). As a result, a population of 20,000 people was exposed to a very high concentration of aluminum from their water supply (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017; Mold et al. 2019a). In the following years, the UK government has requested documentation on the environmental and health impacts on the population as a consequence of the contaminated water with aluminum (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017). The medical studies have verified a decrease in the intellectual function in the people exposed to a high level of aluminum in their water supply (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017). In fact, a study done by Rondeau et al. (2009) concluded that a high risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia is greatly associated with exposure to ≥ 0.1 mg/L aluminum level in drinking water.

After 6 years of the Camelford accident, a 49-year-old man, who was exposed to the contaminated water, started to suffer from memory loss. Five years later, his memory became much worse, and he experienced myoclonic jerks, dysphasia, and hallucinations, and by the age of 69, he died. After his death, his brain’s analysis showed that he suffered from complex neurodegenerative diseases, including AD, and revealed an elevated aluminum level in the occipital cortex of the brain (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017).

According to Dzulfakar et al. (2011), out of 13 studies related to the high level of aluminum in drinking water, nine studies showed a correlation between AD and the high aluminum level. At the time of the Camelford accident, a similar case was for a 44-year-old woman who experienced similar symptoms (i.e., memory loss, dysphasia, and hallucinations) and died by the age of 59 (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017). However, it was reported by the UK government that there was no proof relating to the 1988 Camelford accident with the late health impacts (Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology 2017).

Mold et al. (2019b) have recently published a paper where they revealed the third case of a 60-year-old man who was also a victim of the 1988 Camelford accident. At first, he suffered from mental problems, then from epilepsy, and then 5 years later, he died. A detailed examination of the brain revealed the presence of aluminum in several regions of the occipital lobes, temporal lobes, and hippocampal tissue. Since the hippocampus is strongly associated with epilepsy, the high level of aluminum in the hippocampus is evident that aluminum has a role in the etiology of epilepsy. In another study done by Mold et al. (2020), the quantitative examination of brain tissue for donors with autism spectrum disorder illustrated the elevated aluminum concentration, and commonly, autism and epilepsy co-occur in the same patient. The study conducted by Mold et al. 2020 does not only show clear evidence that the high content of aluminum in the brain tissue can lead to epilepsy disease, but it also demonstrates the 3rd case report on the Camelford accident of water contaminated with aluminum sulfate. The fourth case reporting on the Camelford accident was for a woman who died from Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) after being exposed to the water supply contaminated with a high level of aluminum. The analysis of the brain tissue using aluminum-specific fluorescence microscopy revealed a very high aluminum level in the brain. Aluminum was abundant in the temporal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe, and hippocampus. The schematic describing a tissue section of the temporal lobe in Fig. ​Fig.22 identified the aluminum as orange fluorescence (in regions 1–8), whereas the apple-green birefringence (in regions 9 and 10) is evidence of CAA (Mold et al. 2019b).


Four genes are linked according this pubmed.


Wikipedia on the location of Yarumal



"Right in the middle of Antioquia right in the very middle of it is Yarumal. Yarumal is a municipality in the Antioquia Department, Colombia. The municipality (three parishes and 20 villages) The population was 41,542 at the 2018 census.

They are putting the blame on a gene."

Where did you get this info?


Well more like dozens of sites; Emma.


Emma; To which of my posts?

There were four or five different sites that I looked at.



Do you have a link to info on that Colombian village?

Angus Files

Continue spreading the word Professor Christopher Exley,you opened our eyes to silica and how to help get rid the burdens of Aluminium.Another one that is now one of the team is Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic who answers back so sweetly.

Pharma For Prison



The prevalence of autism in Yarumal, Antioquia Department, Colombia is not readily available


Columbia, South America has state called Antioquia. Right in the middle of Antioquia right in the very middle of it is Yarumal. Yarumal is a municipality in the Antioquia Department, Colombia. The municipality (three parishes and 20 villages) The population was 41,542 at the 2018 census.

They are putting the blame on a gene.
Well maybe it is some type of gene that causes the immune system to be more reactive to aluminum?
But I would like to know is the water treated in these 20 villages?


Well I spent a couple of hours last night looking up autism rates in other countries and types of volcanoes in those area.
Two types of volcanoes; one type makes lot of silica and the other does not.
The ones that explode makes lot of silica, the slower oozing ones like Hawaii do not.

France has a low autism rate, but not that much lower. Volvic water is from France, from their silica producing volcanoes.

I did the same for Alzheimer's. No, real clear cut answers.
Putting silica water into the stomach to counter aluminum/aluminium put directly into the body bypassing the stomach I am sure messes up the whole thing. I like that extra I in the UK spelling.

The biggest area that has the silica type volcanoes is South America in the Andes. I thought of that small town in Columbia were everyone develops Alzheimer's early also probably gets water from those volcanic run offs.

The water from Kentucky is the secret to making Bourbon.
The thick limestone has no iron but full of other minerals, that is mostly calcium hydroxide. That gives our rivers the blue green, well just green look.

Does the Silica acid eventually get all washed out from fossilized diatoms in the limestone rock? In some areas there is a lot of the type of rock called chert. Chert is a type of rock, kind of like flint and is considered siliceous ooze, coming from other siliceous stuff from the bottoms of shallow oceans, along with diatoms. There is a lot of chert and flint in Kentucky..

Another thought would be, does it matter what kind of water your area produces (high in silica acid) if they put lots of aluminium/aluminum in the "treated" water?

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