A 20-year-old member asked:
will galzin dissolve and remove the already accumulated copper in the brain or is it only effective controlling the further accumulation of copper?
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Dr. Erin Brennan answered
General Practice 9 years experience
Further accumulation: Galzin is zinc acetate. The zinc results in the production of a copper binding protein by the absorption cells in the intestines. This protein binds copper and decreases the amount of copper from your diet that gets absorbed. It also prevents the reabsorption of copper that gets into the intestines from saliva, bile, and gastric acid. Bound copper is then removed from the body in feces.
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Neurology 28 years experience
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