COPPER TOXICITY SYMPTOMS
Copper toxicity is a disease just like any other diseases and it can cause metal poisoning. Copper
is in fact a metal so this disease refers to the copper poisoning in a person. This disease is also
known as Copperiedus.
Copper toxicity is mostly caused by the intake of acidic foods prepared or kept in the copper hardware,
which is uncoated or exposed to the copper material. Moreover, it can also be caused by the exposure
to excess metal or copper in the drinking and cooking water. Copper toxicity can also be caused by the
effect of other environmental sources to humans.
Copper is a heavy metal and it is safe to consume it but at low levels. A human body has about 50 to 80
milligrams of Copper, present in the liver and muscles. The excess copper in the body is always excreted
out through urination or poop.
Copper is essential to human body. It is essential for human growth. A human body needs copper to
develop ligaments, bones and joints. Copper isn’t necessarily consumed separately. A person can get the
right amount of copper through a normal diet.
Here are the symptoms of copper toxicity. If you happen to notice any of these symptoms, you might have
copper toxicity. It is better to consult a medical practitioner as soon as possible.
Copper toxicity symptoms include moderate to severe headaches. A person will feel headaches and
sometimes, sharp pain in the head as well. Fatigue and unconsciousness might be experienced along with
A person having copper toxicity will have a high body temperature and the copper toxicity will cause
Excess of copper in the body is harmful to the brain, as well as the body. A person will pass out or become
unconscious if his body has unusual copper percentage.
Excess of copper in the liver can cause you to
throw up badly. You will throw up frequently, especially after
having a meal.
BLOOD IN THE VOMIT
If the copper percentage exceeds the limit, a person suffering from copper toxicity can also encounter blood
in the vomit. Excess of copper can literally damage your tissues and the liver.
Diarrhea is one of the main symptoms of copper toxicity or copperiedus.
Black poop is the main symptom if you have excess copper in your body. Most people take it lightly as
constipation and do not consult a doctor.
Abdominal cramps are likely to be suffered by the people having excess of copper in the body.
This is the symptom of copper toxicity visible on your face. These are the brown ring shaped marks that
are visible just below your eyes.
The unusual yellowing of the skin, nails and eyes indicate that you have jaundice and copper toxicity.
OTHER SYMPTOMS OF COPPER TOXICITY
Copper toxicity is a severe disease which can damage not only your brain but also your liver. It has
early and long-term symptoms and can be extremely dangerous to the human body if not treated.