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  1. youngsinatra

    „The Role of Zinc, Copper and Calcium in the Etiology of the "Meat Anemia“ (1964)

    Interesting read. Enjoy! https://ashpublications.org/blood/article/23/6/786/7803/The-Role-of-Zinc-Copper-and-Calcium-in-the
  2. J

    Free fatty acid suppression by Copper Nicotinate and Salicylates

    According to Ray’s work, lowering free fatty acids seems to be an essential factor in promoting proper health and regeneration, so I thought I’d post a few studies I found. Copper Nicotinate...
  3. InChristAlone

    Dr Carl Pfeiffer Mental and Elemental Nutrients

    Here are some notes from Dr. Pfeiffer's book; "Mental and elemental nutrients : a physician's guide to nutrition and health care", it's an old book, but I think it's contributions to nutrition is still relevant. Zinc- "zinc is more precious than gold" Zinc is needed for normal growth and...
  4. cureme

    Are these doses safe

    My urologist gave me this vitamins along with Tadalafil to treat a sexual dysfunction. I'm only interested in these vitamins. Are these doses safe? I'm very layman Beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A)________5,000 IU___167%* Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)_________60 mg___267%* Racealphatocopherol...
  5. undecided0

    Could this be a copper issue?

    Copper is risky to supplement blindly and I wanted to know the best way to test for copper issues? I see conflicting posts on the matter. Lots of copper toxicity talk and copper deficiency talk. I have another post where I also considered iron. I ask this because high copper foods (especially...
  6. A

    Calcium can delay age-related macular degeneration via enhanced copper metabolism

    ABSTRACT Secondary analyses of data from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) revealed that higher calcium intakes were associated with slower progression to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Earlier, primary analyses had revealed that a supplement containing copper reduced the odds...
  7. youngsinatra

    Severe Copper Deficiency By Daily Oyster Consumption (PubMed Case-Study)

    „We report a 39-year-old woman with slowly progressive spastic gait and paresthesia in the lower extremities. Cervical spinal MRI revealed high intensity in the dorsal column from vertebrae C2 to C7. Laboratory findings showed normal vitamin B12 and low serum copper level. By lifestyle history...
  8. md_a

    Folic Acid and Gray Hair

    Folic acid is also important, which is easily lost when estrogen is high, retinoids, UV, alcohol, maybe even coffee ... Oxidative stress by decreasing melanin production contributes to depigmentation. As a tyrosine derivative, melanin is responsible for pigmentation. Vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12...
  9. youngsinatra

    The Copper Detoxification Log

    Hello everyone, I already have another thread on the forum („The Abundant Energy Legacy“), but I want to open up a new thread just regarding my copper detoxification experience. I think the topic deserves much more attention and awareness. So to begin with.. A few months ago I developed severe...
  10. D

    Theory, which may explain copper toxicity/deficiency/low cerruloplasmin

    I have been studying the topic of copper for a long time. I previously linked copper toxicity to my, ADHD(ADHD and copper toxicity). But I also have low cerruloplasmin and copper deficiency symptoms such as fatigue and balance problems. I intuitively understood that a person can be toxic and...
  11. M

    Zinc induced copper deficiency/ Excess zinc blocks copper absorption for long time

  12. D

    A case of Wilson's syndrome with normal tests

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5889150/ Here is a case of Wilson's-konovalov syndrome with normal cerruloplasmin, daily urine, and no kaiser rings. Normal cerruloplasmin may be elevated due to inflammation. It looks like a liver biopsy is the only 100% test. And most cases of the...
  13. D

    ADHD and copper toxicity

    The puzzle begins to take shape. As I wrote in the thread,High salt intake caused metabolic acidosis, I assume that ADHD may be a simple dopamine deficiency. As you can see from the diagram below, vitamin B6 is essential for the synthesis of dopamine. Haidut previously published a study in...
  14. Lokzo

    Copper deficiency halves serum dehydroepiandrosterone in rats - PUBMED

    Copper deficiency halves serum dehydroepiandrosterone in rats DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is a hormone often taken as a dietary supplement to prevent the normal decline with age and in the hope of preventing heart attacks. Rats in two experiments were made deficient in copper by standard...
  15. Grapelander

    Using Copper To Prevent The Spread Of Respiratory Viruses

    Using copper to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses Human Coronavirus 229E Remains Infectious on Common Touch Surface Materials A newly-published paper in mBio - a journal of the American Society for Microbiology - reports that human coronavirus 229E, which produces a range of respiratory...
  16. L

    Dehydrated VS Freeze Dried Liver

    I wondered if anyone has any more info on dehydrating liver to make desiccated liver capsules. It’s fairly inexpensive to get hold of a dehydrator compared to spending lots on a freeze dryer. I’ve read quite a bit that suggests that dehydrating liver isn’t that good. Any opinions on this? Thank you
  17. A

    Is Vitamin A Toxin Or Is It Excess Of It What Makes It Harmfull?

    I have pssd and im one of the low ceruloplasmin case. I heard that vitamin A is a literal toxin to the body, to the liver, etc. How true is that? I just took a capsule of 30 mg retinol palmitate (30.000 IU) and im bit scared to be honest. If i really have low copper, does it mean that i just...
  18. M

    Darkening Eyebrow Hairs Using Copper By Ray Peat

    From Generative Energy: I had some eyebrow hairs that were pure white; when one matured and fell out, another white one would replace it. They grow quickly, and have a short life cycle, so they are nice to experiment with. I went on a very low iron diet, eating mostly milk, with some eggs...
  19. haidut

    Simple Copper Complexes Are A Powerful Alternative To Antibiotics

    The anti-bacterial effects of some metals have been known for millenia. Silver, Gold, copper and even nickel have been used by many ancient civilizations to sterilize water or even disinfect wounds. Of these metals, copper has been getting some renewed attention lately due to its ability to...