Hair Tissue MIneral Analysis
What can Hair Analysis Reveal?
Trace mineral analysis is a test which measures the mineral content of your hair. Mineral content of your hair reflects the mineral content of your body's tissues. If a mineral deficiency or excess exists in the hair, it usually indicates that the same is happening within your body.
Various imbalances frequently lead to metabolic dysfunctions, such as:
Depression Thyroid Disturbance
Hypoglycaemia Digestive Disorders
Headaches Musculo-skeletal Disorders
Hypertension Cardiovascular Disease
Arthritis Emotional Problems
Hair loss Allergies
Anaemia Lethargy and Fatigue
Low sex Drive Menstrual Problems
Hair test also may reveal the presence of heavy metals. There is no safe limit for these metals and may themselves be causing numerous health conditions.
This test is easy to perform. A small hair sample is provided (full instructions given) and sent to a specific laboratory. You will not notice any hair loss as the sample is taken from a few different places at the back of the head from your underneath hair.
Results will be given in an easy to understand form and a guideline of how to proceed with regards to supplementation and dietary suggestions.
Hair test sample graphic.
Your results include a thorough 15-20 page interpretation that reviews significant mineral levels and ratios and provides pertinent information related to the your metabolic rate, energy levels, sugar and carbohydrate tolerance, immune system, glandular activity, autonomic balance, metabolic trends and basic dietary guidelines.