This no fuss test requires only a small sample of hair for analysis, which once tested provides a readily available report of the body’s nutrient mineral (calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium etc) and heavy metal (lead, mercury, aluminium etc) levels.
Why should you have this test?
If you feel uncertain as to what you might be lacking in your diet and also uncertain about the level of toxicity in your body then this test is for you. Hair Mineral Analysis is a safe non-invasive test measuring the amount of minerals and toxic elements stored in your body. It is a valuable screening tool used by Naturopaths providing reliable data on more than 35 nutrient and toxic minerals, and over 25 important mineral ratios giving you health information often not revealed in standard blood and urine tests.
Who should have this test?
Many health conditions are aggravated by mineral imbalances and toxic metal excesses, including infertility in men and women, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, migraines, learning difficulties and hyperactivity in children, autoimmune diseases such as MS, Lupus, Crohn’s disease and Vitiligo. As well as in Cancers, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and many more to name just a few.
What happens in a Hair Mineral test?
This test requires only a small sample of hair for analysis, which once tested provides a readily available report of the body’s nutrient minerals such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, fluoride, sodium, copper and many more. Heavy metals such as lead, mercury, aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, tin plus more are also included.
It will also provide you with a comprehensive take home report out lining your metabolic type, foods to avoid, foods that may increase or contribute to poor nutrient status and your levels of heavy metal toxicity. Your Naturopath will outline dietary changes and nutrients that are suitable for you to take that will enhance the body’s clearance of heavy metals and improve your nutritional mineral ratios.