STAGES OF TREATMENT 1 Remove excess copper from the body through chelating

Stages of treatment 1 remove excess copper from the

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STAGES OF TREATMENT1.Remove excess copper from the body through chelating therapypenicillamineTrientine2.Maintain normal levels of copper after removalZinc salts Prevents the body from absorbing copper from foods 3.Long-term maintenance therapyContinue with chelating therapy and consuming zinc saltsAvoid food with high level of copper such as liver, chocolates & nutsPromotes removal of excess copper from the body by urinary excretion“The earlier you find out if you have the gene forWilson’s disease, the easier it is to treat!”
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References: 1.Roberts, E. A., & Schilsky, M. L. (2008). Diagnosis and treatment of Wilson disease: an update. Hepatology, 47(6), 2089-2111.2.Wilson's disease. (2018, March 07). Retrieved May 1, 2019, from -203532513.Krause, L., & Nall, R. (2016, August 10). Wilson's disease. Retrieved from
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