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hair mineral tests - where in UK?

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nightcat Sun 08-Mar-09 22:49:29

Does anyone know whether hair mineral analysis can be done on NHS and what would justify it?

Alternatively, where can it be done privately to have results sent back to us directly rather than going through a practitioner?

Also, where can we have a comprehensive stool analysis done privately (bacteria, fungal etc), tried NHS but it was just too basic, I don't think they believe in candida :-(..?

birthright Mon 09-Mar-09 14:15:12

cass66 Mon 09-Mar-09 16:16:42

not on the NHS. sorry.

nightcat Mon 09-Mar-09 18:56:23

That's great, thank you both! I have now emailed foresight.

birthright Tue 10-Mar-09 14:44:19

Good luck.

justageezer Tue 25-Oct-16 00:39:31

As far as I can tell, the NHS does not offer a hair analysis service.

However after looking at peer reviewed medical journals, there is no reason to doubt its effectiveness as a method to measure minerals OR heavy metals.

hairanalysis Thu 18-Jul-19 12:29:14

Not on the NHS
But you can ask for a 10% discount
Supplements are recommended after getting the results so you would need to budget for that. You will find out what minerals are deficient or toxic that are affecting organ function, stress levels, toxicity etc

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