This in-depth article has 7 sections and covers the latest research on the effects of zinc-copper imbalances, along with hypotheses, and general testing and treatment recommendations. It’s long, but well worth it. Enjoy!
~ Zachary R. Taylor, MA LPC
Zinc-copper imbalances have been implicated as either causes or aggravators in everything from nervousness, irritability, aggression, depression, and OCD to more classically neurological disorders such as Schizophrenia, Autism, and even Multiple Sclerosis. And that’s just the start.
It’s not clear how many annual cases of these symptoms are either caused or worsened by zinc-copper imbalances. This is due to the fact that health care providers are not routinely testing or looking for these imbalances, so all the data we have is from research trials and the clinical observations of a few pioneering practitioners.
This is shocking to me as the research we have right now for its affect on our mood and mental health is as strong as any nutrient-related research we have to date. [Keep Reading…]