Did you know your hair can tell you a lot about your health?
Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA) is a non-invasive screening test that measures the levels and comparative ratios of nutrient and toxic minerals found in hair. An HTMA can give you insight into your state of health because it can show health issues and body chemistry imbalances before they necessarily manifest into symptoms.
The first step to getting started with me is conducting a hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA), which can help us focus on what your body really needs to heal. A hair analysis tests for at least 20 different minerals and looks at the last three months of your tissue activity, providing a mineral blueprint of your biochemistry. It reveals your body’s nutritional status, your heavy metal load, and the ratios of the minerals found in your system. It also gives us a wealth of information about what is going on in your body such as your metabolic rate, energy levels, sugar and carbohydrate tolerance, stress levels, glandular activity and your immune system.
Minerals are sometimes called the “spark plugs of the body.” They are needed for millions of enzymes as co-factors, facilitators, inhibitors and as part of the enzymes themselves. Minerals basically run the show and as a result, they have a great deal to do with the health of the body. When we are low on minerals, our bodies cannot physically function correctly. The hair is tested because it is one of many places the body dumps excess minerals and heavy metals for storage away from vital organs. By analyzing mineral imbalances in the body, we can learn a lot about the causes of hundreds of common physical and mental health conditions and form a plan to correct them.
In fact, not only does it reveal the status of current health challenges you may be facing, but it is also a preventative tool that can reveal imbalances which could lead to disease before symptoms even begin to manifest. HTMA has opened up a whole new way of solving health challenges by recognizing your bio-individuality. We recommend repeating your hair test every 3 to 4 months to see how you have improved and to adjust your program as necessary to further eliminate toxins based on your changed body chemistry.xx
A Custom Nutritional Plan
These hair analysis results, a comprehensive nutritional assessment questionnaire, a thorough health history (along with occasional lab work), and getting to know more about you and your current lifestyle habits, all come together in a comprehensive, personalized diet, lifestyle and supplement nutritional plan that is tailored specifically to you, with your goals in mind! It is an integrated method for healing the body at the deepest possible level, and when done properly in combination, it has a powerful healing effect.
A Balanced Healthy Living program focuses on wellness, rather than illness. All of the supplementation, lifestyle changes, detoxification, and nutrition, is aimed at bringing the body to a state of high resistance to illness. No matter how well you take care of yourself, or how healthy you eat, true health CANNOT be achieved unless you remove environmental chemicals and heavy metals from your body, and replace deficient minerals. In this day and age, everyone has toxic chemicals and metals that must be actively purged from the body. This is truly the only way to reverse disease, heal the body and meet your health goals. A healthy diet and lifestyle alone are simply not enough to achieve true health.
The Balanced Healthy Living program is not a quick fix to restore your health overnight. It is, however, the start of an ongoing journey to health and healing that takes time, dedication, and commitment. Think of the years it has taken for our bodies to become ill and run down. It takes time to heal, since your body has trillions of cells. However, the healing that takes place when the body is properly nourished at the cellular level is lasting and regenerative.
Let’s begin a journey together to A Healthier You!
This program is not a substitute for regular medical care. It is not a means of diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure for any disease or condition, mental or physical. Instead, it is a means of reducing stress and balancing, strengthening and restoring body chemistry. When this is done, many health conditions improve by themselves.