Hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA), is an analytical test which measures the mineral content of the hair. This Multi-Element Assay of hair tests for 35 Elements and shows their ratios. The test includes a comprehensive report with:
- Copy of the test results (graphic illustration of levels and ratios).
- A complete individualized evaluation and detailed discussion of the patient's metabolic type, current mineral levels and ratios, and their impact upon body chemistry.
- Recommendations of specific foods and food groups, along with an explanation of why each food is suggested.
- 15 minute review with our nutritionist
WHY USE THE HAIR? WHY NOT USE THE BLOOD?
Hair is ideal tissue for sampling and testing. First, it can be cut easily and painlessly and can be sent to the lab without special handling requirements. Second, clinical results have shown that a properly obtained sample can give an indication of mineral status and toxic metal accumulation following long term or even acute exposure.
A HTMA reveals a unique metabolic world: intracellular activity, which cannot be seen through most other tests. This provides a blueprint of the biochemistry occurring during the period of hair growth and development.
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