Too much zinc?
- 06-22-2003, 11:50 PM
Too much zinc?
According to this article, I'm taking way too much zinc. My tablets are 50mg plus I take a multi that has another 22.5 mg. And I take liver tabs. Could this be why I sleep so much?
- 06-22-2003, 11:55 PM
No reason to add in a seperate Zinc supp. Just take your Multi and ride....
- 06-23-2003, 12:07 AM
The zinc makes me sleep like a rock. Problem is, I sleep too much, usually 12 hours or more (I'm on leave). I guess I'll ditch the zinc then...
06-23-2003, 01:02 AM
- 6'0" 265 lbs.
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- Feb 2003
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I've read a book called Prescription for Natural Healing where they recommend 100 mg. Zinc from supplements max daily, but they didn't take bodybuilders into account
06-23-2003, 01:17 AM
multi's plenty for regulating natural levels, unless you are looking for a natural sleep aid... I don't add the liver tab nutrients into my daily totals for anything, really, so no prob there... might be overkill but is cheap overkill, and they are primarily b complex, amino mega fart pills anyway.
06-23-2003, 01:37 PM
toxicity level is 2000 mg , i am using 100 mg per day of zinc gluconate before bed . with the listed benefits of zinc , and the cheap price , why the **** not , use it well .
06-24-2003, 08:56 PM
Just because 100mg is not toxic, doesn't mean it can't cause problems (mineral imbalances). I would strongly suggest researching proper copper supplementation to avoid problems... Zinc has mild aromatase and 5-AR inhibitory properties as well (good for some, bad for others).
06-25-2003, 06:03 AM
can u elaborate on the imbalances u mentioned ? as well as the copper supplementation bro ? thanx .
06-25-2003, 10:40 AM
High amounts of zinc can cause a copper deficiency.
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