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Symptoms of Copper deficiency
The following features are indicative of Copper deficiency:
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Common Causes of Copper deficiency
The following are the most common causes of Copper deficiency:
Risk Factors for Copper deficiency
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Copper deficiency:
gastrointestinal copper absorption
more prominent in premature babies
Prevention of Copper deficiency
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Copper deficiency. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
eat a balanced diet which contains copper enriched foods
Occurrence of Copper deficiency
Number of Cases
The following are the number of Copper deficiency cases seen each year worldwide:
Extremely rare less than 1000 cases
Common Age Group
Copper deficiency can occur at any age.
Copper deficiency can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Copper deficiency
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Copper deficiency:
Copper serum test: To measure the amount of copper in the blood
Bone marrow biopsy: To examine the copper deficiency
Complications of Copper deficiency if untreated
Yes, Copper deficiency causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Copper deficiency is left untreated:
Self-care for Copper deficiency
The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Copper deficiency:
Discontinuation of zinc: Ceasing zinc consumption can restore copper levels
Intake of copper diet: Eating of copper rich diet like oysters, shellfish, organ meats like liver or kidneys, whole grains, potatoes, beans and dry fruits can treat copper deficiency
Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Copper deficiency
The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Copper deficiency:
Intake of oral copper supplementation: Helps to fulfill copper deficiency
Time for Treatment of Copper deficiency
While time-period of treatment for each patient may vary, below is the typical time-period for Copper deficiency to resolve if treated properly under an expert supervision:
More than 1 year
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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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