Is Hair Analysis Accurate?
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Is hair analysis accurate? So hair analysis, essentially where your hair is sent to a lab and examined for certain things like toxicities, excessive metal issues and other problems with your hair. Uh, essentially there's kind of a schism in medicine where most Western doctors, uh, who practice allopathic medicine, which is standard medicine, believe that most hair analysis is highly inaccurate. This gives them occurs that some doctors who practice alternative medicine, including some on natural paths and chiropractors believe that hair analysis is vitally important. The reason it's considered to be inaccurate is that it's difficult to tell within the hair itself, whether the metals are coming from the body or coming from some extra, uh, source, including chemicals, the patient can be, um, exposed to, or from your own sweat and CBO. So for those reasons, most doctors practice allopathic medicine proven proved them to be inaccurate my own feeling on them. Um, you know,
Well, I think, um, medicine and the art of medicine is a constantly evolving science. Um, I do think, uh, there might be some, uh, uh, some validity to take with a grain of salt if you're getting a heavier analysis test, but it wouldn't be my first test of choice. If you're worried about metal poisoning or toxicity, if you're looking at hair loss again, this would not be my first, uh, test of choice to look at. Um, but if you're looking at this in a broader picture, and if you're worried about metal toxicity and you're going to do other things like lead culation challenges and measuring lead levels in the body, I think it's reasonable to look at. Um, and as long as you look at the whole context.