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Mystery of the Internal Vibration

Entry for August 07, 2007

Zinc, potassium and the adrenals…


Zinc helps lower the level of sodium and tends to raise the hair tissue level of potassium, especially in slow oxidizers. The reason for low hair potassium is underactive adrenal glands, and usually not a potassium deficiency. Potassium is found in many natural foods. Low aldosterone and other adrenal hormones, however, causes greater elimination of potassium in the urine.

When the hair potassium level is low, taking zinc is far more effective in helping to raise it than taking potassium. Potassium is a sympathetic or excitatory mineral which is not as helpful to restore the adrenal glands, providing one eats sufficient potassium, which most people do. Zinc is calming and has a more powerful effect in assisting the adrenals to rest and rebuild. This in turn raises the potassium level.


August 7, 2007 - Posted by | Health | , ,

1 Comment »

  1. when are aldosterone and other adrenal hormones low,in the organism?

    Comment by Anonymous | August 8, 2007 | Reply

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