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A 20-year-old male asked:

How can i restore copper and iron levels if supplemental zinc lowered them ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Eat sensibly: I hope this adventure cures you from believing internet disinformation about supplements. I understand the copper -- zinc fans can get really sick from this -- but your physician might look for a reason you're iron deficient. Even at your age, we wouldn't want to miss blood loss from, say, a stomach ulcer.

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