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Zinc may hold key to fighting liver disease

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Gondwanaland, Oct 13, 2017.

  1. Gondwanaland

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    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170601124016.htm
     
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    Ooooh, I like this! Some GOOD news!

    Edit : And I've been looking for my DHEA and zinc and can't find them anywhere. Our house has at least two black holes!
     
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    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5383135/pdf/pnfs-22-001.pdf
     
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    Because i enjoy silliness i will post this only peripherally related video :lol:
     
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    The most impressive thing about Zinc I read so far is this
    Not to mention its role in bone/joint health, lowering ammonia/acetaldehyde, possible prevention of pancreatitis/pancreas cancer etc
    I think it can vary a lot from person to person... I tried Zinc chelated, Zinc picolinate and Zinc citrate, the latter is my favorite so far. Picolinate IME should be taken in very low doses (below five mg) because I suspect picolinate makes it to be very rapidly absorbed, and picolinate is derived from Tryptophan, I don't think we want much of that around in our bodies causing anxiety... Also Zinc is a pro-coagulant, so the citrate balances that out nicely. I want to try Zinc Sulfate for joint health.
    Some forms of Zinc are mentioned here for specific symptoms.
     
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    A couple of years ago I started looking into the importance of zinc and was surprised at how vital it was for so many things. I take liquid zinc sulfate pretty regularly. At the first signs of a sore throat .........or signs of a cold I increase my dosage ALOT and it has really helped.............I've been able to stop a cold in it's tracks.
     
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    I take zinc for Pyroluria and know it has immune action properties. I can't take the picolinate but can take the citrate. I am not sure I take enough. I take 60 mg, but it brought down my copper number!
     
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    That's what I'm afraid of, bringing down copper, maybe zinc one day and copper the next?

    I'm not sure about this but 2-3 years ago I only had about 10-20 gray hairs and my chiro couldn't believe it ('cause I'm old) and said that my zinc and copper must be in balance. I think it can probably have to do with genetics, too.

    @Gondwanaland , you came through for me again, I've been thinking about zinc for me and Hubs because 1.he's a man and everything indicates it would be good and 2. I'm getting a few more gray hairs, so maybe some copper with it.
     
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