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The Cura clinic uses this important functional medicine testing for patients to assess nutrition levels and toxic load in the tissue such as mercury poisoning.
The hair mineral analysis (HMA) is a safe, non-invasive test that measures levels of elements and ratios of nutrients found in hair. The Cura Clinic has been testing heavy metals in Perth with laboratories and sometimes in combination with urinary load results to assess chelation. If you would like to get started and suspect toxicity such as mercury or lead, get in touch and ask a question now.
A Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA) can detect whether there is an excess or deficiency of vital nutrient minerals such as calcium, potassium, zinc and iron. It can also identify over-exposure to heavy metals such as lead, mercury, arsenic or aluminium and is therefore used for heavy metal testing. HMA is an invaluable screening tool in both every day and preventative health care by identifying heavy metals in the body.
Assessment of a patient’s elemental status is essential in optimising health and to assist with a correct diagnosis. Chelation therapy with therapeutic nutritional medicine is then used to balance the minerals in the body.
There is no other test that can inexpensively and effectively give you the information on the deficiencies and excesses of 38 minerals, trace elements and heavy metals that you need to balance for optimal health.
How do I test for them? Tests through the Cura clinic are now completed at the University of Western Australia (UWA) at the Mediscan facility. This facility has not only state-of-the-art analytical equipment, but also some of the best academic minds to provide the best results. The HMA test can be used for Heavy metal testing
Through extensive research and correlation of data, scientists and health professionals have established a reliable relationships between the levels of minerals and other elements in hair, and in the other tissues of the body.
Well trained functional medicine professionals who understand nutritional biochemistry and also-
Do you think you could do with a heavy metal detox? Contact the clinic for more information or help on testing and detoxing.
The EPA in the USA actually endorses hair analysis as an valid functional medicine test for mineral analysis. The USA Environmental
Protection agency stated in a recent report that “…if hair samples are properly collected and cleaned, and analyzed by the best
analytic methods, using standards and blanks as required, in a clean and reliable laboratory by experienced
personnel, the data are reliable.” (U.S.E.P.A. 600/4-79-049).
Furthermore, regarding toxic metals, the United States Environmental Protection Agency published a 300-page study in August 1979 which reviewed over 400 journal articles on hair testing. The authors concluded that hair is a “meaningful and representative tissue for biological monitoring for most of the toxic metals”.