Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis provides an accurate, reliable assay of the minerals and toxic elements using mass spectroscopy. Hair acts as a blueprint of your mineral make-up and can be used to help determine mineral and trace element status, as well as heavy metal accumulation. This analytical laboratory test is considered more representative of mineral and heavy metal status than blood tests. Blood acts as a transport medium and minerals and other elements tested via blood will fluctuate substantially, whereas hair is a reliable indicator of accumulation within the tissue matrix. Your results are accompanied with a detailed diagnostic report. Results may take up to 4 weeks.