>>Extra boron should only be taken if people display signs and symptoms of deficiency as outlined in the problems above. Excess boron can cause problems too. Conditions like ADHD, dyslexia, autism, asthma, allergies, cystic fibrosis, liver and oseophageal cancer can be triggered or made worse with excess boron.
This doesn't sound so good. Is this author making a distinction between boron and borax in this instance? (i.e., same probs potential with borax as well?
>>Boron increases oestrogen and calcium levels and lowers B6, zinc, blood glucose. Signs of toxicity are nausea, vomiting, lethagy, dermatitis, diarhoea.
Gina - did you notice any of these symptoms listed above? Also, ever determine the mg of boron in borax? Ordered some boron caps, 3mg of course. I understand this is a low dose, but entirely experimental - sobeit.
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