Branson Chiropractic & Nutrition Uses Hair Analysis to Test for Nutritional Deficiencies in Patients
Did you know that your hair can tell you a lot about your health? The cells that make up your hair can provide a unique type of insight into the inner workings of your body. Hair cells store information on the levels of certain minerals and heavy metals in your body. By analyzing the information maintained in hair, Dr. Troy Branson is able to identify nutritional deficiencies and toxicities that could lead to disease and be the underlying cause of numerous chronic conditions. With hair analysis, the body chemistry is tested to determine if these nutritional problems are linked with health issues from which a patient is currently suffering or could potentially develop in the future. Based on upon the results of hair analysis, Branson Chiropractic & Nutrition is better able to help St. Joseph, IL patients through implementation of dietary plans that address deficiencies and eliminate toxins.
When the body is deficient in certain nutrients, it is more prone to certain diseases. Likewise, heavy metals and other toxic elements that are found in our environment can also affect our health. Mercury is a heavy metal that is particularly common in fish and shellfish because it is easily stored in the body and takes a long time to be excreted. For this reason, larger fish like tuna and swordfish often retain high levels of mercury. Will fish do provide nutritional benefits; we have to be careful with the toxins and nutrients that we are consuming, as not to create a detriment to our health. When we have a nutrient or mineral imbalance, it can cause depression, headaches, hypertension, arthritis, thyroid problems, and diabetes. Hair cells are able to store this information for long periods of time. With hair analysis, the source nutrient imbalances and subsequent conditions can be identified and corrected.
Branson Chiropractic & Nutrition performs a comprehensive hair analysis and helps patients develop and according diet plan to purify and optimize their health. With proper dietary supplements and nutritional modifications, patients are able to rid themselves of symptoms related to these imbalances and prevent further ailments. If you live near St. Joseph, IL, visit Branson Chiropractic & Nutrition to find out hair analysis can help you pinpoint and treat common nutritional imbalances.
For more information on hair analysis and other health services, visit http://www.bransonchiro.com or call 217-469-7188 to arrange a consultation at Branson Chiropractic & Nutrition.