Why test for minerals?
Minerals are essential for growth, healing, vitality and wellbeing. They provide structural support in bones and teeth, and they maintain the body’s pH and water balance, nerve activity, muscle contractions, energy production and enzyme reactions. They are the basic ‘spark plugs’ of life.
Many health conditions are aggravated by mineral imbalances and toxic metal excesses, including cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and migraines.
What is Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA)?
HTMA is a safe and non-invasive pathology test. It measures the levels and comparative ratios of nutrient and toxic minerals found in hair. Many doctors, naturopaths and nutritional therapists regard HTMA as one of the most valuable screening tools available in everyday and preventative health care.
|Benefits of HTMA:|
|· Safe, scientific, non-invasive pathology test
· Reliable data on more than 35 nutrient and toxic minerals and over 25 important mineral ratios
· Discovery of nutrient mineral imbalances or toxic mineral excesses that may be affecting your health
· Personalised patient and practitioner interpretive test reports that assess your current mineral status, highlight areas of concern and recommend dietary changes and nutritional and herbal supplements for improved health and wellbeing
Are you reacting to the foods you eat?
We can identify which foods your body is sensitive to with a scientific test that measures 60 food* antibodies (IgG).
Food intolerances can contribute significantly to poor health. As qualified nutritionists and natural therapies practitioners we can conduct food intolerance tests to identify any foods that you are reacting to so you can improve your health outcomes.
Corn, Durum Wheat, Gluten, Oats, Rice, Rye, Wheat.Nuts & Beans
Almond, Brazil Nut, Cashew, Cocoa Bean, Peanut, Legume Mix (pea, lentil, haricot),
Soya Bean, Walnut.Meats
Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Pork.Fish
Freshwater Fish Mix (salmon, trout), Shellfish Mix (shrimp, prawn, crab, lobster, mussel),
Tuna, White Fish Mix (haddock, cod, plaice)Vegetables
Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Cucumber, Leek, Peppers (red, green, yellow), Potato.Fruits
Apple, Blackcurrant, Grapefruit, Melon Mix (cantaloupe, water melon), Olive, Orange & Lemon,
Egg (whole), Cow’s Milk, Garlic, Ginger, Mushroom, Tea, Yeast.
We offer Functional Pathology Tests through NutriPATH who provide the widest range of functional pathology testing in Australia. If you have specific needs please let us know.
Health fund rebate options available
Can I claim on my Health Fund?
Yes, providing you have ancillary or extra cover with a Health Fund that provides rebates for Natural Therapies. We are members of ATMS and covered by over 45 Australian health fund providers (e.g. Bupa, Medibank Private, etc). Rebate amounts vary, so you may wish to check with your health fund.