Copper Deficiency Symptoms & Treatment Options

› Treatment of copper deficiency

You should elevate copper levels in the blood by working on the same points as in the prevention of copper deficiency. You can ask your doctor, as he may recommend copper supplements to increase its levels. Copper supplements are available over the counter, and for most adults, the recommended daily allowance is 900 μg for adults.

Always ask your doctor before taking supplements, even if it is available over the counter. Copper supplements over 1 gram may cause kidney failure and may lead to death.

Signs of copper overdose include nausea, vomiting, fever, and low blood pressure.