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Pro-Copper

Pro-Copper

Copper is essential for the health & strength of the walls of your blood vessels, being important in the formation of collagen & elastin. Decreased copper can make you more vulnerable to an aneurysm. Copper is needed for the formation of catecholamines (certain brain neurotransmitters & adrenal hormones), fatty acid metabolism, iron metabolism, phospholipid synthesis & the production of energy in your body.*

Oral contraceptives may increase copper levels.*

Excessive copper can cause:

  • Confusion, disorientation, memory loss*
  • low moods*
  • Fatigue*
  • sleeplessness*

Measuring blood levels of copper is not an accurate way to assess copper status. Copper is best measured by enzyme tests; either erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase or erythrocyte superoxide dismutase.*

Conditions contributing to copper deficiency are: alcohol, antacids, excessive iron, cadmium, aluminum or mercury, excessive fructose or vitamin C, or chronic diarrhea.

Copper supplementation may be necessary if you have many of the following signs of deficiency.

SYMPTOMS OF COPPER DEFICIENCY:

  • Depression
  • Hair loss
  • Anemia (hypochromic, microcytic)
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Increased cholesterol
  • Decreased white blood cells (neutrophils)
  • Frequent infections
  • Possible demyelination of nerves(secondary to halting of phospholipid synthesis)
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Emphysema
  • Irritability
  • Nervousness
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Weakened blood vessels
  • Fragile bones/osteoporosis
  • Respiratory impairment
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Heart attack
  • Patchy depigmentation of the skin

Copper Sebacate is more bioavailable than other forms of copper.
Tests have shown it is the only form of copper able to promptly restore the functions of copper dependent enzymes.
Sebacic acid & reduced glutathione protect the copper from oxidation & facilitate passage through the cell membranes.*

FOOD SOURCES OF COPPER: almonds, American cheese, apples, avocado, beef, cocoa, bananas, carrots, beef liver, cabbage, chicken, chocolate, citrus fruits, corn, dried peas, dried prunes, dry beans, eggs, flour, grapes, halibut, kale, lobster, mackerel, mushrooms, oats, oysters, pecans, pork chops, shrimp, spinach, sweet potatoes, turkey, walnuts, wheat.

DIRECTIONS: 1 capsule daily with a meal.

Other Ingredients: Glutathione, Magnesium Stearate, & Silicon Dioxide

 

These statements have not been evaluated by the U.S.Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease

Pro-Copper 60 Capsules $ 8.40

NUTRITION FACTS
Pro-Copper 60 Capsules
Element Amount %Daily Allowance% Serving Size
Sebacic Acid
Copper Sebacate
12 mg
4 mg
1 Capsule

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