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Hypercupremia

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  • Posted By: jenfrog
  • August 22, 2010
  • 02:08 AM

Can high levels of copper in blood serum tests (mine were 295) be caused simply by taking the birth control pill?

I have many of the symptoms of copper toxicity (weight gain, excessive PMS issues, the beginnings of arthitis in my upper back, a history of unexplained panic attacks, depression, fatigue, and a gallbladder removal due to gallstones). Is this all caused simply by taking the pill, or do I have some inability to process copper?

I know that Wilson's disease affects mainly the liver, but I know it can affect the brain. Can it be the other way around, affecting mainly the brain and only a little in the organs?

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