hair copper

hair copper

[′her ‚käp·ər]
(mineralogy)
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The diagnosis of copper overload was based on an elevated hair copper concentration, increased 24-hour urinary copper excretion following a challenge with penicillamine (a copper-chelating agent), and symptomatic improvement after a course of penicillamine therapy.
Hair Copper, Iron, and Met-Keratin Are Not Affected by Hyperhomocysteinemia.
Then, before you can colour the hair copper, you'll need to use a pre-pigment toner to balance out the old dye.' In short: do NOT try this at home.
Sayed, a barber who had dyed his hair copper and moussed it into little waves that lapped merrily about the top of his head, waved a razor in one hand and a cigarette in the other over a client.
The accepted normal level for hair copper is 2.5 mg% (25 PPM).
Since Barrett obviously had very little if any experience with hair mineral analysis, he wasn't even aware of what his own data really revealed about the high hair copper levels that are so commonly revealed in females--children, adolescents, and adults.
Mean hair copper is found to be higher in asthmatic and eczematous children.