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sources of boron

wine cheese beer
nuts legumes
lipstick lotion creme soap antibiotics

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B is absorbed through

passive diffusion

3

B is found in the blood as

boric acid
orthoboric acid
borate monovalent anion

4

Boron is found primarily in

bone teeth nails hair

5

function of boron

bone development
cell membrane function
hormone synthesis
regulates inflammatory response
embyrogenesis

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in bone absorption, Boron enhances positive action of

estradiol on bone

7

Borons cell membrane functions

modulates calcium uptake in cell
modulates ability of hormones to bind to receptors

8

B is excreted in the

urine

9

Boron deficiency results in

decreased cognition and psychomotor function
decreased SOD levels in RBCs

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Clinical indications for boron supplementation

osteoporosis

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acute boron toxicity S&S

n/v/d
dermatitis
lethargy

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chronis boron toxicity S&S

n/v
poor appetite, weight loss
anemia
dry skin
seizures

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hormonal effects of boron in post menopausal women

increase serum estradiol and testosterone

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hormonal effects of boron on males

increased plasma estradiol and non significant increase testosterone

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boron _______ 1, 25 OH

increases