Could your eye supplement cause you other health problems?

Could your eye supplement cause you other health problems? Popular vitamin and mineral supplements for the prevention of age related macular degeneration (AMD) contain high levels of zinc. The formula of one research study used 40 mg of zinc twice a day for a total of 80 mg. a day. The formula was found to be very helpful in slowing the progression of AMD. For a short video on this topic see

Since zinc intake can affect both iron and copper levels, I suggest that you ask your health provider to help you monitor the levels of iron and copper in your blood and help you prevent any possible deficiencies that could lead to other health problems.

Iron is essentia to make hemoglobin to carry oxygen to every cell of your body. If you don’t have enough iron you become anemic. Copper is essential for healthy joints, immune system and many other functions in your body.

You do not want to cause yourself health problems while trying to protect your eyesight.

For more information about vitamin, minerals, healthy habits, stress management, mental health and spiritual health, see my e-book, At Eden’s Gate: Whole Health and Well-Being on Amazon’s website.



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