According to Dr. Joel Wallach of "Dead Doctors Don't Lie" fame.
Copper deficiency is one of the major causes of deaths in the US from heart disease. Lack of copper in the body decreases the elasticity of the veins and arteries, causing most of the heart disease deaths.
You got white hair? Guess what, you also got a copper deficiency and will most likely die of heart disease if nothing else kills you before.
How did your copper experiment go Solace?