Patient : Copper - Zinc Balance. Devastating Health Consequences. Could Zinc Citrate chelate copper at such high rate!
Los Angeles, CA
45 yr old Male. Used to drink plenty of Alcohol. Now moderate.
A year ago, done blood tests, including Zinc status. Result: Zinc deficient. Taken Optizinc (30mg) daily. All was fine.
Just last week started Zinc Citrate (50mg). Since then, there been sudden calamatic changes in my state of health:
-Severe Sinus problem, runny stuffed nose, constant sneezing. Signs of compromised immune system.
-Hair suddenly very brittle thin, as if burned by heat! Appearance of 'damaged' hair is very visible.
-Face pale Anemic.
Reading med sources: I added Cu 3mg, increased to 5mg (all during past 48 hrs). Miraculously the sinus resolved, instantly!!
Is this Zn-Cu imbalance!! Is Citrate the culprit? My wild guess: it is more readily absorbed than Optizinc, hence the ensuing imbalance havoc!!
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