Essay about What is Wilson's Disease

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What is Wilson‘s diseases? Wilson’s disease also known as a term called hepatolenticular is basically a genetic disorder and causes copper to start accumulate in the liver, brain and other vital organs. This accumulation then causes various troubles and problems related to the organs. Copper is an essential metal for our body and it plays a key role in the development of healthy nerves, bones, and collagen.

As we said that Wilson’s disease is a genetic disorder which mean it can be pass down from generations to generations. The main reason for this will be genetic mutation. For example, if you have received one gene then
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Therefore it does not clear excess copper from the body, but prevents any accumulation of copper. Zinc therapy has been shown to be effective, causing fewer side effects than penicillamine or trientine which are the other common drug use for Wilson’s disease diagnosis. Perhaps it was one of the best options for patients who are diagnosed during early stages of the disease and have no symptoms shown. Also, a switch to zinc may be an option for people who have been initially treated with penicillamine or trientine once the initial build-up of copper has been cleared from the body. Zinc may also take with pregnancy.

Zinc acetate’s acetate group is capable of binding to metal ions in a variety of ways through its two oxygen atoms and several connectivity are observed for the various hydrates of zinc acetate, therefore it can be use much more greatly and usefully as compare to zinc alone as a drug which can cause possible threat to the blood iron. Zinc acetate is particularly useful salt in lozenges as acetate does not bind zinc, so that essentially all zinc from the lozenges
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