Simply Natural Health Care are a natural, complementary and alternative medicine provider based in Queenstown, New Zealand. Simply Natural Health Care are a natural, complementary and alternative medicine provider based in Queenstown, New Zealand.

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Services: Tissue Mineral Analysis

Tissue Mineral Analysis (TMA) is used to measure mineral and heavy metal levels in the body. TMA can be performed on any tissue. Hair is used because it can be sampled non-invasively. The analysis uses mass spectrometry which is a reliable and recognised method of mineral analysis. The sample is taken by cutting snips of hair from the back of your head as close to the scalp as possible.

Most of the nutrient minerals are measured by TMA including calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, copper, zinc, iron, selenium, chromium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, cobalt and boron. Other key elements and toxins such as arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury and antimony are also analysed.

TMA is considered more representative and sensitive than blood analysis because minerals and heavy metals are not STORED in the blood. Blood is essentially a transport mechanism and survival demands that blood homeostasis is maintained. Usually, by the time mineral imbalance or heavy metals are detected in blood samples, tissue levels (storage levels) have been abnormal for some time and damage has occurred.

Like all test work, a TMA must be interpreted by a practitioner who is trained and experienced. When interpreting a TMA it is important to remember that the body requires mineral balances to be maintained within a certain range and many regulatory mechanisms are in place in the body to ensure this occurs. Mineral imbalances may indicate that the regulatory mechanisms are not working correctly and the naturopath must determine why. This can only be achieved by carefully reviewing the patient's health history as part of the TMA interpretation process.

Simply Natural Health Care are a natural, complementary and alternative medicine provider based in Queenstown, New Zealand.

The TMA results will indicate a course of treatment which often includes chelation therapy to remove toxins. Natural substances are chosen which will bind to the particular toxin(s) indicated in the TMA. These chelating agents enable the toxin to be removed through the body's normal eliminative processes (urine, faeces and sweat). It is better to start gently and ensure that channels of elimination are working well. This process increases your body's nutrient needs and specific nutrients are usually supplemented. A second TMA may be required in 3-6 months time. TMA is most commonly recommended for chronic (long-term) conditions, very complex cases, or cases that are not responding to treatment.

Simply Natural Health Care are a natural, complementary and alternative medicine provider based in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Simply Natural Health Care are a natural, complementary and alternative medicine provider based in Queenstown, New Zealand.

LOUISE COOPER (N.D. NZSN & ANTA Member)

Ph: 03 442 9137

Mob:021 0248 7885

Email: louise@simplynaturalhealth.co.nz

 

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Simply Natural Health Care is a natural, complementary and alternative medicine provider based in Queenstown, New Zealand. Services offered include; naturopathy, homeopathy (homoeopathy), herbal medicine, individualised herbal prescriptions, nutrition, vitamin and mineral supplements, iridology, Bach Flowers and tissue mineral analysis.