Hair Test Interpretation: Finding Hidden Toxicities

by Andrew Hall Cutler, PhD, PE

© 2004, 2009 Andrew Hall Cutler

About the book

Read some excerpts from the book:

Table of contents

Preface

Calcium

Index

Reasons to check for HM

Mercury

Back cover copy

Why worry about HM

Iron

How to order the book

Cancer

Thallium

 

Schizophrenia

Selenium

Medical conditions Heavy Metals cause

Developmental disorders

Zinc

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Table of Contents

 
Acknowledgements
Preface         

Introduction Why Hair Tests can be Confusing         

How Mineral Transport Works  

Deranged Mineral Transport and Hair Test Interpretation 

Recognizing Deranged Mineral Transport      

Interpreting a Doctor’s Data or Great Plains Hair Element Profile           

Here are Some Normal Looking Tests

Medical Textbooks say Many Terrible Conditions can be from Heavy Metals and hair tests show it

 

What Textbooks say about Parkinson’s Disease

What Textbooks say about Problems with Children’s Development     

Developmental Disorders: Lead or Mercury?         

What Textbooks say about ALS  (Lou Gherig’s disease) 

What Textbooks say about Schizophrenia

What Textbooks say about Cancer

Reasons to check for Heavy Metal Poisoning

Why bother to do a Hair Test?

Why Worry about Heavy Metals?

Diagnostic Difficulties in Modern Medical Practice

 

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Sources of Exposure to Toxic Metals

Many Elements are Ubiquitous

Sources of Exposure may never be Determined

Aluminum (Al) Sources

Antimony (Sb) Sources

Arsenic (As) Sources

Barium (Ba) Sources

Beryllium (Be) Sources

Bismuth (Bi) Sources

Boron (B) Sources

Cadmium (Cd) Sources

Calcium (Ca) Sources

Chromium (Cr) Sources

Cobalt (Co) Sources

Copper (Cu) Sources

Gadolinium (Gd) Sources

Germanium (Ge) Sources

Gold (Au) Sources

Iodine (I) Sources

Iron (Fe) Sources

Lead (Pb) Sources

Magnesium (Mg) Sources

Manganese (Mn) Sources

Mercury (Hg) Sources

Molybdenum (Mo) Sources

Nickel (Ni) Sources

Palladium (Pd) Sources

Phosphorus (P) Sources

Platinum (Pt) Sources

Potassium (K) Sources

Rubidium (Rb) Sources

Silicon (Si) Sources

Silver (Ag) Sources

Sodium (Na) Sources

Sulfur (S) Sources

Thallium (Tl) Sources

Thorium (Th) Sources

Tin (Sn) Sources

Titanium (Ti) Sources

Tungsten (W) Sources

Uranium (U) Sources

Vanadium (V) Sources

Zinc (Zn) Sources

Zirconium (Zr) Sources

    Alloys used in Surgical Implants

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Mercury Poisoning

Other Toxic Elements:  Signs and Symptoms

General Discussion

Retention of Other Toxics due to Mercury

Aluminum (Al)

Antimony (Sb)

Arsenic (As)

Beryllium (Be)

Bismuth (Bi)

Cadmium (Cd)

Gadolinium (Gd)

Gold (Au)

Lead (Pb)

Nickel (Ni)

Palladium (Pd)

Platinum (Pt)

Silver (Ag)

Thallium (Tl)

Thorium (Th)

Tin (Sn)

Titanium (Ti)

Tungsten (W)

Uranium (U)

What’s High and Low with Deranged Mineral Transport

Meaning of Essential and Other Element Results

Calcium (Ca)

Magnesium (Mg)

Sodium (Na)

Potassium (K)

Relation of Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Phosphorus and Other Elements

Copper (Cu)

Zinc (Zn)

Manganese (Mn)

Chromium (Cr)

Vanadium (V)

Molybdenum (Mo)

Boron (B)

Iodine (I)

Lithium (Li)

Phosphorus (P)

Selenium (Se)

Strontium (Sr)

Sulfur (S)

Barium (Ba)

Cobalt (Co)

Iron (Fe)

Germanium (Ge)

Rubidium (Rb)

Zirconium (Zr)

Silicon (Si)

A few comments on absorption

Case Summaries and Example Hair Tests

You Need to be Sure to get the Right Test
Metabolic Defects – Manganese

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Metabolic Defects – Copper

Sometimes Mercury is High and Mineral Transport is Normal

Mercury can run in the Family

Hair Tests do not improve without Chelation

Hair Tests do improve with Chelation

Hair Testing and Shampoo

Ambiguous Hair Tests can be Confirmed by other Means

Toxic People can have Normal Hair Tests

Autoimmune Diseases like Multiple Sclerosis and Lupus Erythrematosus can be due to Mercury

Many Autistic Children are Toxic

Mercury and Silver impair Vision

Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia are usually due to Heavy Metals

Trisomy 18 Victim and Her Family

How Lactation affects  a Hair Test

 

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What to do about Heavy Metals and other Hair Test Results

Important Notes and Caveats

General Commentary on managing Toxic People
General comments on chelation

Heavy Metal Hair Test Results

Aluminum (Al)

Antimony (Sb)

Arsenic (As)

Beryllium (Be)

Bismuth (Bi)

Cadmium (Cd)

Gadolinium (Gd)

Gold (Au)

Lead (Pb)

Mercury (Hg)

Nickel (Ni)

Palladium (Pd)

Platinum (Pt)

Silver (Ag)

Thallium (Tl)

Thorium (Th)

Tin (Sn)

Titanium (Ti)

Tungsten (W)

Uranium (U)

Essential and Other Element Hair Test Results - Major Minerals

Calcium (Ca)

Magnesium (Mg)

Phosphorus (P)

Sodium (Na)

Potassium(K)

Relation of Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Magnesium, Potassium and Other Elements

Sulfur (S)

Iron (Fe)

Essential and Other Element Hair Test Results - Trace Minerals and Other Elements

Barium (Ba)

Boron (B)

Chromium (Cr)

Cobalt (Co)

Copper (Cu)

Germanium (Ge)

Iodine (I)

Lithium (Li)

Manganese (Mn)

Molybdenum (Mo)

Rubidium (Rb)

Selenium (Se)

Silicon (Si)

Strontium (Sr)

Vanadium (V)

Zinc (Zn)

Zirconium (Zr)

Appendix: Statistical Tables and Calculations

Appendix: Various Laboratories’ Hair Tests

Appendix: Reference Ranges vary with Age and Sex

Index

 

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About the book

Read some excerpts from the book:

Table of contents

Preface

Calcium

Index

Reasons to check for HM

Mercury

Back cover copy

Why worry about HM

Iron

How to order the book

Cancer

Thallium

 

Schizophrenia

Selenium

Medical conditions Heavy Metals cause

Developmental disorders

Zinc

Other books of interest (vaccines cancer autism hormone balance etc)

 

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