Hair Mineral Analysis
Today’s North American diet and lifestyle has become deficient of essential minerals (due to processing of foods, poor soil management, low water quality, chronic stress, etc) and our toxic load is higher than ever before.
Hair Mineral Analysis is screening test to measure the levels of up to 60 essential minerals and toxic metals. With correct testing and interpretation, we can create a comprehensive metabolic profile of the human body.
Hair is an excellent biopsy material. It is easy to sample, easily preserved and transported, represents a soft tissue of the body, and is a storage and elimination tissue. As hair grows it forms a permanent record of the body’s nutritional deficiencies or excesses. This information, along with dietary and nutritional evaluations, will provide the basis for a protocol to establish and maintain optimal levels of wellness.
Minerals screened include electrolytes – calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium and phosphorus, and trace minerals – copper, manganese, chromium, selenium, iron, molybdenum, lithium, cobalt, and zinc.
Toxic metal screening includes lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic, nickel, and aluminum.
Some health concerns associated with mineral imbalances or toxic metal excess:
- headaches and migraines
- behavioral concerns
- mood imbalances
- digestive disorders
- neurological disorders
- blood sugar imbalances
- learning disabilities
- hair loss
- premature aging
- weight management
- muscle weakness, lethargy
- bone loss, osteoporosis
Hair Mineral Analysis (HMA)
- 15 minute appointment to collect hair sample
- Testing for up to 60 essential minerals and toxic metals (lab fees of $125 included in appointment)
- 30 minute follow up nutrition session to review customized results and give recommendations.
Further 1:1 support available as needed.
If interested in testing but not able to book in person, you can contact me to purchase.
You will receive the test kit in the mail, with all collection supplies and instructions, including return postage. I will be in touch to book your follow up session upon receiving results.