Many other toxins such as solvents, radioactive elements, pesticides, some food additives and natural toxins such as those found in plants can cause similar symptoms and it should be remembered that all poisons mimic natural disease because they cause the same failures in major functions within the body.
The Toxic Assault Group has been the suggestion of many who have been poisoned by organophosphates at work including farmers and their workers, Pilots, aircrew and their passengers, those exposed to the chemicals during the Gulf War, delivery drivers, medical staff and others too numerous to mention. It was quickly realised that because phosphates are ubiquitous in our environment and food but also in the natural form are essential for all functions in the body including DNA and the mitochondria that are vital for life, then we are all at risk both from the chemicals and the reactions triggered by them to a host of other toxins including prescription drugs and vaccinations.
To protect industry and governments around the world, which have approved the use of deadly toxins in the environment, the fallback diagnosis is one of mental illness when the reality is chemically induced damage.
Sadly many of the drugs used to treat the symptoms are contraindicated in poisoning and worsen the symptoms but all too many of those affected have no knowledge of their exposures.
A former Minister of State for Health in the UK suggested to a group of OP sufferers that all those affected by the poisons should amalgamate into one single group so as to increase their effectiveness.
This group was never intended to be "the one" group for all but it was hoped that eventually some agreement between the various campaign groups would be found so that the terrible toll on life can at last be fully exposed.
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In time perhaps medical experts will join us and offer help to members via the group.
Dated 2/10/2013 Updated 12/11/20
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