What is a “Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis”?
It is a convenient and easily accessible sample of bodily tissue. Properly sampled and properly analyzed, it can provide an invaluable look into exactly what is happening inside the cells of the body. A hair tissue sample is a window into the functioning of the cells over the course of the last two to three months. For more info click here and here.
Below is a copy of my hair analysis results:
(View chart full size here.)
As you can see my calcium & magnesium is off the charts, signifying “bio-unavailability” and corroborating my recent diagnosis of osteoporosis. The copper and manganese are also off the chart, so is the lead and there is some aluminum and cadmium showing up as well.
Lead, cadmium and aluminum are toxic metals and serve no biological function – that means idealy we should all have none those in our bodies…. and we would have none of those in our bodies except for cases of extreme or chronic exposure, impared elimination or nutrient deficiency.