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Does copper, or magnetic bracelets really work for pain, or is it snake oil?

Does copper, or magnetic bracelets really work for pain, or is it snake oil?

No: Dear MyronZ, there is no medical evidence that copper or magnetic bracelets work for pain. I hope this helps. Dr. C http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24066023 ...Read more

Copper (Definition)

This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems ...Read more


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For what reasons might wearing a copper bracelet help joint pain?

For what reasons might wearing a copper bracelet help joint pain?

Possibly: There was a great study in RA patients where some wore a copper bracelet and some an aluminum bracelet. The ones with the copper bracelets had a higher blood copper level and less inflammation than they had before the study started. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use copper bracelet when you have osteoarthritis?

Is it safe to use copper bracelet when you have osteoarthritis?

Sure: The exact mechanism isn't known, but some people report significant relief with alternative medicien therapies- the copper bracelet should be safe, and if it works, is safer than medications or surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would wearing a copper bracelet help the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Would wearing a copper bracelet help the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome?

No: But wearing a brace that splints your wrist will and so will avoiding repetitive tasks that cause carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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What is use of colloidal copper ?

What is use of colloidal copper ?

Let me explain: Copper is an essential mineral that body needs to support the health of your red blood cells, nerve fibers, bones and connective tissues. Copper is found in nuts, legumes, cereals, oysters, meat, potatoes and certain other vegetables. . Don’t take copper before first consulting your doctor. ...Read more

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How can copper affect a child's health?

How can copper affect a child's health?

Copper is incorpora-: ted in enzymes & proteins needed for development & maintenance of many organs & for many metabolic processes. Dietary copper is sufficient for kids & adults.Ingestion of copper supplements & genetic disorders like Wilson Disease, in which copper accumulates in the liver cause copper toxicity. Severe malnourishment, certain chelating agents & genetic disorders like Menke's cause copper deficiency. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: copper?

What is the definition or description of: copper?

A metal element: This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems in some uncommon diseases. ...Read more

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Is there anyone that has the copper i.U.D anymore\?

Many: Copper iuds are still in use although it is not as popular as one that contains progestin hormone (mirena). Copper iud (paragard) is approved for 10 years of use as opposed to Mirena (levonorgestrel) which is approved for 5 years. The main advantage of Mirena (levonorgestrel) is very light or no periods. Paragard is associated with little heavier periods. ...Read more

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Can you tell me all I need to know about copper coil?

Not in 400 taps: Are answers here are restricted to 400 characters (including letters, spaces and punctuation). That is not enough to discuss all you need to know about most things. We all wish it could be that easy! However, here is a great pamphlet that can answer many of your questions. http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/sex-birth-control/birth-control/intrauterine-device-iud.html ...Read more

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Low copper ? My copper is 63 normal is 72-166 anything to worry about ?

Low copper ? 
My copper is 63
normal is 72-166
anything to worry about ?

Unlikely: Not low enough to cause problems by itself (high is more concerning). Would suggest a multivitamin with high rda % of copper, check labels. ...Read more

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Low copper ? My copper is 63 normal is 72-166 anything to worry about ? Any help?

Low copper: Low copper is relatively rare, but can happen in a variety of conditions including supplementing with too much zinc (which causes poor absorption of copper). There can be neurological and hematological signs of this -- so please discuss with your physician. S/he may decide to supplement with low doses of copper, but you need to determine the cause if possible, first. ...Read more

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24 hour copper was 1004 ug/d is this bad?

Urine Copper level: Laboratory test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, and many other factors.Normal level is ...Read more

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Recommend vegetarian foods rich in copper please?

Copper in diet: Nuts, whole grains, and legumes are good sources for copper. Using copper vessel to cook also can supply some copper. Sea foods and animal meat is rich in copper ...Read more

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What happens if too much copper is removed through chelation? 

What happens if too much copper is removed through chelation? 

Several effects: Copper deficiency can cause a number of problems such as neurologic (nerve) problems, anemia (low red blood cell count), confusion, fragile hair, weakness, osteoporosis (thin bones that fracture easily). These effects can be prevented by taking a copper supplement and restoring normal copper balance. ...Read more

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What to do to overcome the effects of copper t coil?

What to do to overcome the effects of copper t coil?

Copper T-coil: Anecdotally, periods are heavier and longer, there is more pain and discharge, and intercourse can be painful. Ordinary otc menstrual pain meds can soften the pain, but if you are prone to the other symptoms described, there isn't too much that one can do, if your choice is a copper iud. Consult your gynecologist, who knows you better and may be able to address some of the symptoms. ...Read more