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heavy metals in hair

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  • Posted By: alexburton
  • October 17, 2008
  • 05:57 AM

so in my constant search for what is going on with me i had my hair analyzed for heavy metals.

these were out of range

antimony 0.042 (range < =0.016)

cadmium 0.045 (range <= 0.022)

lead 0.706 (range <= 0.700)

tin 0.520 (range <= 0.149)

now..could this point towards anything or are these kind of tests unrealiable and not diagnostic of anything?

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  • what was the treatment?
    alexburton 48 Replies
    • October 18, 2008
    • 04:16 AM
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  • Have you been drinking tapwater without first letting it run for a while?
    Felsen 510 Replies
    • October 18, 2008
    • 02:57 PM
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  • Have you been drinking tapwater without first letting it run for a while?nodont think thats itis there a more conclusive test? blood or urine...that can show if this is something i should have treated
    alexburton 48 Replies
    • October 18, 2008
    • 08:50 PM
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  • Depends on who did the analysis and who they studied with. Blood tests from a reliable lab would be more accurate: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0099470.jsp ARUP's Laboratory Test Directory0099470: Heavy Metals Panel 3, Blood
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • October 20, 2008
    • 05:36 AM
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  • Why did you have your hair tested? Do you have symptoms of heavy metal poisoning or known exposure? Are you concerned that someone is trying to poison you (and if so, call the police!!!!)? You ay be interested in this site: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5508a3.htm I have known exposure to mercury. I tried bentonite and had problems with it (diverticulitis). Be careful. Do this under a doctor's care if you can.
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • October 20, 2008
    • 07:52 PM
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