Lab Tests

What are the advantages of hair tissue mineral analysis?

A hair mineral analysis may provide a more representative picture than a blood analysis for minerals. Sometimes, accumulations of minerals in the body are removed from the blood and deposited into the tissues, which can make them undetectable in the blood. Benefits of a hair test include: ‍ Easy to collect at home, non-invasive, pain free A hair test is usually more affordable than mineral testing through other means Long-term retention or deficiencies are more easily detected in hair than blood. With a hair test, you can learn about the history of mineral levels and exposure, as well as the current status. Hair absorbs substances entering from the blood serum as well as from external sources. A hair test will provide the most accurate analysis of toxic metal levels.

What symptoms and conditions is a hair test relevant to?

Hair loss, alopecia, itchy scalp, dandruff, seborrhea, psoriasis, ear infections, eye irritation, blurred vision, glaucoma, runny nose, allergies, loss of sense of smell, mouth candida, gum inflammation,caries, herpes, hair follicle inflammation, thyroid under-function, hyperthyroid, low or high blood pressure, anemia, schizophrenia, mental illness, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer, cancer, ALS, over sweating, autism, ADD / ADHD, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, weakness, development problems in children,carpal tunnel syndrome, Gout, diabetes, stroke, migraines, headaches, obesity, anorexia.

When will I start to feel the benefits of this dietary supplement?

Due to differences in a person’s metabolism, general health and lifestyle, it is difficult to determine how long it will take for an individual to reap the full benefits of a dietary supplement. It is recommended that you continue to follow the directions as indicated on the label or consult with your physician.

Where will my sample be sent to?

Your sample will be sent to our Laboratory in Texas, USA. Trace Elements 4501 Sunbelt Drive, Addison, Texas 75001 USA You can read more about the lab here.

How long does it take until I get my results?

Depending on your country and location, results should be provided within approximately 7-14 business days. In rare cases, there may be minor delays in the delivery service which could affect the time it takes to provide results.

What does the test kit include?

An information sheet with instructions and a submission form.

What will I get with my results?

You will get an e-mail with a PDF file of your results. Along with your analysis, we will give you professional nutritional recommendation or a detox plan, based on your results. These are analysed and provided directly by the laboratory scientists.






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