Boron
Boron

Sources Of Boron

Leafy vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, wine, cider and beer


Functions In The Body

  • Increases production of estrogen and testosterone
  • Helps prevent osteoporosis and post-menopausal symptoms
  • May be necessary for growth (animal experiments)

  • Symptoms Associated With A Boron Deficiency

    Osteoporosis, hot flashes and vaginal dryness in post-menopausal women.


    Symptoms Associated With A Boron Excess

    Low toxicity. In animals, excessive intake affects calcium metabolism and may cause osteoporosis and increased urinary excretion of riboflavin.


    Hair Analysis Notes

    Significance in the hair is unknown

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