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What are the symptoms of copper deficiency and zink poisioning? How can I tell if I have a copper deficiency?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zinc deficiency can lead to diarrhea, pneumonia, poor memory & other cognitive difficulties.
Copper deficiency symptoms can include anemia, water retention, brittle bones, thyroid problems. Irritability & hair changes. See your doctor if you are concerned about possible zinc or copper deficiencies.

In brief: Sxs

Zinc deficiency can lead to diarrhea, pneumonia, poor memory & other cognitive difficulties.
Copper deficiency symptoms can include anemia, water retention, brittle bones, thyroid problems. Irritability & hair changes. See your doctor if you are concerned about possible zinc or copper deficiencies.
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