Seafood toxin can cause memory loss

21 Jun

The seafood  toxin, domoic acid, cause a condition called amnesic shellfish poisoning. This disorder is rare, but is increasing in frequency.  It has been found in a number of different species of fish, including tuna.

Here is a good summary by Dr. Greger.


One Response to “Seafood toxin can cause memory loss”


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