CDC Says Regular Use Of Skin Lightening Creams Can Damage The Nervous System

CDC Says Regular Use Of Skin Lightening Creams Can Damage The Nervous System

A Mexican skin lightening cream, which has high mercury content, has damaged a women’s central nervous system. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has conducted a case study and found out that the cream has a type of organic mercury called methylmercury, which has caused severe nerve damage to the woman. It is the first case of mercury poisoning in the US in the last 50 years. It has taken several weeks to heal the nerve damage of the woman after the initial hospitalization. The woman is being…

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