Heavy Metal Blood/Urine Combo
Heavy metal exposure is on the rise. Common sources include cigarettes, seafood, rice, well water, vaccinations & dental fillings.
- These toxic elements can significantly increase your risk of developing conditions like dementia, infertility, diabetes and cancer. They are also known to cause damage to the liver, kidneys, brain, and the cardiovascular, nervous and endocrine system.
- Essential elements are abundant but it is unhealthy when they are not within optimal ranges. Nutrients like copper, iodine, magnesium, selenium and zinc are critical for enzymes that synthesize neurotransmitters and activate hormones. Bromine and lithium have also been shown to play a positive role in health but are also potentially toxic at excessive levels.
- Why the Focus on Elements?
- Getting too much, and sometimes too little, of various elements has consequences for our overall health.
- Who should consider heavy metals and essential elements testing? Anyone who:
- Has exposure to private well water or aging pipes
- Is concerned about heavy metals in foods like vegetables, rice and seafood
- Has mercury dental work
- Lives in an older home or near an industrial area
- Has thyroid-related health issue