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Got heavy metals?

If the elevation of heavy metals is modest (for example, less than twice the upper limit of the reference range), I think it is best to use zinc supplementation as a gentle approach to help detoxify. Here’s how I recommend using zinc for heavy metals.

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  1. Hi Chris, do you think that mobilization of metals via metallothionein may be the cause of intense insomnia I get when I supplement with zinc? If so, how long might that last and should I just power through it? I know I’m deficient in zinc and high in copper. Thanks!

  2. Chris,

    I have a zinc deficiency according to my micronutrient test, I also have arsenic toxicity. Do you think getting some Jarrow’s Zinc Balance would be a great idea?

    1. Yes, though make sure you are using the right range of plasma zinc. And for arsenic specifically focus on methylation. See

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