Cadmium in your body
The target organs impacted by cadmium are the kidneys and bone.
Cadmium can increase oxidative stress which creates ROS, reactive oxygen species.￼
ROS increase lipid peroxidation which contributes to atherosclerosis.
Cadmium can also increase inflammation by stimulating the production of inflammatory cytokines.￼
Multiple agencies have classified cadmium as a known carcinogen.￼
There is also an association between cadmium exposure and developing peripheral artery disease.
As well as decreased bone density.￼
Cadmium can be detected through urine, blood, and hair tests.