Colloidal Minerals

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How does Colloidal Minerals work?

There isn't enough information to know how colloidal minerals might work. Despite claims that colloidal minerals are more usable by the body than other minerals, there isn't any evidence to support this idea.

Are there safety concerns?

Colloidal minerals are possibly unsafe for use. These products contain varying amounts of potentially unsafe radioactive metals. These metals include aluminum, arsenic, lead, barium, nickel, and titanium.

Do not take colloidal minerals if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have hemochromatosis (iron overload).
  • You have Wilson's disease.
 

Dosing considerations for Colloidal Minerals.

The appropriate dose of colloidal minerals depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for colloidal minerals. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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