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Hair Testing For Vitamins & Mineral Levels

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I'm thinking of having my vitamin & mineral levels checked by hair strand testing as I have classic signs of some deficiencies (ridged nails etc). I was wondering about hair testing, but my GP was fairly sceptical about it (not that that means anything ;) ). Just wondering what other people think of it and whether anyone has tried it and had helpful results.

Susie x


Susie from Coventry, UK

IBS & GERD 2000

Screened for coeliac disease as sister has it - negative blood test

Nov 2005 positive blood tests

January 2006 dx by biopsy

gluten-free and dairy lite since then

I am also neutropenic, anaemic and have hypothyroidism

Feb 08: free protein S deficiency; candida overgrowth; adrenal exhaustion

'My grace is enough; it's all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness.' 2 Corinthians 12

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