Germanium

How does Germanium work?

Germanium might act against inflammation. It might also have antioxidant properties and affect the immune system.

Are there safety concerns?

Germanium is UNSAFE. There have been more than 30 reports of kidney failure and death associated with use of germanium. It builds up in the body and can damage vital organs such as the kidneys. It can also cause anemia, muscle weakness, nerve problems, and other side effects.

Do not use germanium if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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