connective tissue. This includes the tendons, ligaments,skin, hair, nails, arteries, veins and a few other tissues.Imbalances can contribute to osteoporosis, bonespurs, and almost all conditions of the skin, hair and nails.Others symptoms related to connective tissue include mostcardiovascular problems, tendon and ligament conditions,scoliosis, and other skeletal and structural imbalances aswell.
2. Energy production in the cells.
Copper is neededin the final steps of the Krebs energy cycle called theelectron transport system. This is where most of our cellular energy is produced. Any problem here causesfatigue, depression and other imbalances related to lowenergy.
3. Immune Response.
Copper must remain inbalance with zinc. When imbalances occur, one is moreprone to all infections, in particular fungal and yeastinfections that are so common today. For example, mostpeople have some intestinal yeast if they eat sugars andmost people have chronic sinus infections if they havecommon symptoms such as post-nasal drip and others.
4. The glandular system, particularly the thyroid andadrenal glands.
The thyroid gland is extremely sensitive tocopper. In part this is due to its nature and how easily it isinfluenced by the sympathetic nervous system. Commonconditions seen with copper imbalance includehypothyroidism and even hyperthyroidism of a particular type that is very common that I all secondaryhyperthyroidism. Grave’s disease usually due to stress,copper