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When Your Doctor Says You're Fine, Part 4 - Testing for Minerals and Heavy Metals

Ensuring that you aren’t deficient in all the critical minerals is one facet of healing that often gets overlooked in chronic illness, but was critical in helping me regain my energy after years of treating gut disorders.

However, conventional testing for mineral status and heavy metals isn’t always the most reliable. That’s why I recommend using testing like the Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA) to learn what’s really going on with your body’s mineral deficiencies or heavy metal toxicity.


When Your Doctor Says You’re Fine, Part 1 - Analyzing Lab Ranges

We’ve all been there - you go to your doctor’s office for answers about your chronic illness, gut symptoms, or autoimmune disease, and all they can tell you is you’re completely healthy.

I’ve been there so many times, and in this four part blog series I’m going to show you how to dig deeper into your medical test results in order to uncover the root of your health concerns and get back to your healthiest life!

In part one, we’re going to look at the difference between western medical lab ranges, and functional medicine lab ranges, and how they can make a big difference in your treatment plans.