Copper Toxicity and How to Reduce Elevated Levels - [High amounts of copper or iron, can accelerate the breakdown of vitamin C to form oxalates. Someone with high copper or iron levels may be at risk for higher oxalate formation if also supplementing with vitamin C. Knowing your copper and iron status can be very important.] This article offers ways to reduce the copper in your body, if your levels are high.
Copper toxicity is a hidden epidemic. Birth control pills and copper IUD's contribute to excess copper in the body. For thousands of years, copper has been known to be anti-microbial in nature. Copper IUD's work by releasing small but significant amounts of copper into the uterus. Copper immobilizes sperm as it travels to the fallopian