Acrolein Exposure, Toxicity, and Associated Health Problems

Kurt Woeller, DO  |  February 1, 2023
Acrolein Exposure, Toxicity, and Associated Health Problems

Acrolein is a common chemical to appear on the non-metal chemical profile, the GPL-TOX. Since its addition to this lab test, approximately 80% of people tested have levels of acrolein near or above the 95th percentile. Commonly added to irrigation canals to control algae overgrowth, it is also used in the gas and oil industry as a biocide, and can occur from cigarette smoke. Acrolein is also produced by digestive bacteria, including clostridium. This video discusses exposure sources to acrolein, its toxicity, related health problems, and information about what to look for on the Organic Acids Test when acrolein levels are elevated on the GPL-TOX Profile.

Kurt Woeller DO

About the Author

Kurt Woeller, DO

Kurt N. Woeller, DO has been an integrative medicine physician and biomedical Autism specialist for over 20+ years. He is an author of several health books including Autism – The Road To Recovery, Methyl-B12 Therapy For Autism, Methyl-B12 for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, and 5 Things You MUST Do Right Now To Help With Your Rheumatoid Arthritis. He is an international speaker, educator, and practicing clinician offering specialized interventions for individuals with complex medical conditions. His health consulting practice for Autism alone is multinational with families from various countries. Dr. Woeller serves as a clinical and lab consult for Functional Medicine Clinical Rounds, as well as provides educational seminars for Mosaic Diagnostics (formerly Great Plains Laboratory). He is co-founder of Integrative Medicine Academy (www.IntegrativeMedicineAcademy.com), which is an online training academy for health practitioners learning integrative medicine.