If you are a smoker, alcohol drinker, and/or take the pill, it would be wise to have your Selenium levels tested every time you see your physician.
Selenium is a trace mineral essential to your body’s ability to function normally. Despite its importance, relatively little selenium is needed; yet, failure to consume that minuscule quantity can lead to serious, even life threatening, health problems. And the same holds true for consuming too much. To fully appreciate the importance of this mineral, we must first examine the consequences and symptoms of not getting enough selenium in our diets. … This article has been updated and moved to the new Holistic Health & Living: http://www.holistichealthliving.com/2016/02/selenium-why-too-little-or-too-much-can-be-deadly/