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How much Zinc is too much

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Old 01-20-2005, 12:45 PM   #1
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How much Zinc is too much

I've increased the amount of Zinc I take every morning to 65mg is this too much Zinc Im also taking 2mg of copper also what are the side effects or downside to taking too much Zinc?

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Old 01-20-2005, 01:01 PM   #2
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Re: How much Zinc is too much

I don't know the side effects of taking too much. I think one should stay at 50mg a day, but go no more than 100mg

Old 01-20-2005, 01:22 PM   #3
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Re: How much Zinc is too much

Don't take more than 100mg it could hamper your immune system.

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